Origin of arid
Examples from the Web for aridly
Historical Examples of aridly
Anything else (other than a mere repeated and too aridly Anglo-American winter in Florence, perhaps, say) would almost only cost.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)
Word Origin for arid
1650s, "dry, parched," from French aride (15c.) or directly from Latin aridus "dry, arid, parched," from arere "to be dry," from PIE root *as- "to burn, glow" (see ash (n.1)). Figurative sense of "uninteresting" is from 1827. Related: Aridly.