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desiccated

adjective uk   /ˈdes.ɪ.keɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
dried, with the moisture removed: 100 g of desiccated coconut disapproving not interesting or completely without imagination: All the party seems to have to offer is the same desiccated old ideas.
Translations of “desiccated”
in Vietnamese bị sấy khô…
in Spanish desecado…
in Thai ตากแห้ง…
in Malaysian jemur…
in French (des)séché…
in German gedörrt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾的, 乾燥的, 脫水的…
in Indonesian kering…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干的, 干燥的, 脱水的…
(Definition of desiccated from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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