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Definition of "dry out" []

  • To have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed. (verb)
  • To sober up; to cease to be drunk. (verb)

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Use "dry out" in a sentence
  • "The same winds dry out the stacked brushwood, which settles imperceptiblyas a pheasant or a leveret, when surprised, settles itself stealthily into the ground."
  • "He had hoped to get into camp with the boys at six o'clock, and this would delay him an hour, for he would have to build a fire and dry out his foot-gear."
  • "Light a fire in here,’ we say, and dry out those blankets and sponge-rubber mattresses."
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