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desiccate

 [des´ĭ-kāt]
to render thoroughly dry.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt), Avoid the misspelling dessicate.
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate

desiccate

[des′ikāt]
1 to dry thoroughly.
2 also exsiccate, to preserve by drying, especially food.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.

desiccate (des´ikāt),

n to dry by chemical or physical means; e.g., electrocoagulation can produce desiccation in tissues.

desiccate

to render thoroughly dry.
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Cardinal Sean O'Malley and seminarians demonstrated their piety in processing about in clerical garb with the desiccated heart of St.
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The emphasis on detached observation, quantitative measurement and reductive analysis led to a perception of the world as detached objects, thus to detached and desiccated experience which downplayed all forms of relationship, including the subjectively sensuous and psychological.
The place is overcome by the surrounding desert as a result of intensive farming that desiccated the land.