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ar·id

arid

 
 
pronunciation:
ae rihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely dry, especially from lack of rainfall.
The camels went without water in the arid desert.
synonyms:
dry
antonyms:
wet
similar words:
dehydrated, withered
derivations: aridly (adv.), aridity (n.), aridness (n.)
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