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Adust, a-dust′, adj. burnt up or scorched; browned with the sun.
Blondel took up the word, his eyes sparkling, his adust complexion heated and full of fire.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
The Tragedian unbent by degrees; his adust countenance warmed into flesh and blood, and he grew facetious and festive.Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Daniel
The Oxford scholar long ago, as described by Chaucer, was adust and thin.
But if it be stopped, and cannot have his way, it becometh adust, and thereby malign and venomous.Essays|Francis Bacon