There were, though, other loves that belied the appearance of a desiccated, workaholic spinster.
Heaps of the books that have been written about the Bible are desiccated to the last grain of their dust.
They were not yet desiccated, but appeared as if freshly cut off from the bodies to which they belonged.
In consequence, every speech, even those from dry and desiccated lips, was coloured with the melody of hope.
Again the desiccated titter of Cousin Edith's mirth sounded.
A good brand of desiccated eggs is the solution of this problem.
They had a desiccated look and were stuck worse than ever to the bottom.
A generous re-wetting of desiccated eggs and cotton caused the eggs to swell to their original proportions within 24 hours.
Far be it from me to fall into such a desiccated and supercilious mood.
The contact with that desiccated skin intensified to an extraordinary degree Hilda's emotional sympathy for the ageing woman.
desiccate des·ic·cate (děs'ĭ-kāt')
v. des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing, des·ic·cates
To dry thoroughly; render free from moisture.
To remove the moisture from something or dry it thoroughly. ◇ A desiccator is a container that removes moisture from the air within it. ◇ A desiccator contains a desiccant, a substance that traps or absorbs water molecules. Some desiccants include silica gel (silicon dioxide), calcium sulfate (dehydrated gypsum), calcium oxide (calcined lime), synthetic molecular sieves (porous crystalline aluminosilicates), and dried clay.