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  • adj. Common misspelling of desiccated.


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  • Rosie DiManno, girl reporter, retaliates by referring to Amiel as "dessicated" and "aged cheddar".

    The Gloves Are Off

  • I conveys the "dessicated" nature of the country very well.

    Army Rumour Service

  • In Dutch and Flemish still life painting of that time, flowers were always accompanied by insects that preyed on them, dew drops that dessicated them, fallen petals or leaves that reminded the viewer of the inevitability of the passage of time.

    Joan Sherman: Young Artists Look at Old Masters

  • Vain Art of the Fugue is one of those frame-breaking novels that demonstrate such a model only constrains the adventurous writer's imagination and encourages a dessicated understanding of fiction's still unexploited possibilities for aesthetic surprise.

    Experimental Fiction

  • Both poetry and fiction become dessicated and convention-encrusted when established notions of what makes literature "literary" go unchallenged.

    Saying Something

  • In an non-stick pan roast the dessicated coconut till red and crisp.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • I would only argue with Hare's stated view that Rattigan's play displays a Greek fatalism: the end surely shows that the dessicated "Crock" has the capacity to change.

    South Downs/The Browning Version – review

  • As to torture, the ruling mantra among the dessicated Republican minds is WWJD?

    Something That Was Once Worth Being Proud Of Became Something Worth Apologizing For | ATTACKERMAN

  • Coconut barfi (makes 20 squares) 150ml double cream150g milk powder120g caster sugar75g dessicated coconut½ tsp cardamom powder

    How to make Indian sweets

  • “It's all your fault,” I said as my fiancee peeled the lids back from my eyeballs, dessicated from the diuretic effects of too many beers, gin and tonics or is it “gins and tonic”?

    My Night With the All-College Girl Revue


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