verb (used with object), des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing.
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Origin of desiccate
OTHER WORDS FROM desiccatedes·ic·ca·tion, noundes·ic·ca·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for desiccate
And aint I the owner of that news, and should I not desiccate it if I can?Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days|Nell Speed
Another effect of the over heating of the stove is to desiccate or parch the air, and to render it irritating when breathed.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The effect of that would be to desiccate the human species in human conceit.Marse Henry (Vol. 2)|Henry Watterson
To desiccate him in my laboratory with the quasi certainty of resuscitating him after the restoration of peace.The Man With The Broken Ear|Edmond About