Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "dried-up" in a sentence
"In the night, in those early months, as she tried to move towards him to embrace him fully, to offer herself to his dried-up spirit, she found that he was happier obsessively fondling certain parts of her body in the dark as though he were trying to find something he had mislaid."
"The local residents dig water wells in the dried-up river beds."
"Left, women gathered around a well to draw drinking water on the banks of the dried-up Vakaria lake near the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 14, 2011."