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Meaning of DRY UP

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  1. [v]  lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
  2. [v]  dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"
 Synonyms: dehydrate, desiccate, mummify
 Antonyms: hydrate
 See Also: dry, dry out, shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither



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