"desiccates" in the verb sense
1. dehydrate, desiccate
preserve by removing all water and liquids from
"carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
2. dehydrate, desiccate
remove water from
"All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
3. exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccate
lose water or moisture
"In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
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