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desiccate

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verb
  • to dry out or dehydrate; to make dry or dull [Princeton Review]
  • remove all the moisture from to preserve it [Barron]
  • to preserve (a food) by drying; dehydrate [Taisha]
    1. dry out all the moisture
    [Nandigam]
    1. to dry up, dehydrate
    [Nandigam]

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