1. Sans liquide. Manteau sec.
2. Desséché. Lac sec.
3. Maigre. Corps sec.
4. Aride. Terrain sec.
5. Froid. Coeur sec.
6. Brusque. Ton sec.
ETYM Latin aridus, from arere to be dry: cf. French aride.
1. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; SYN. waterless.
2. Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; SYN. desiccate, desiccated.
3. Dry, barren (land etc.); dull, unoriginal, lifeless.
ETYM Latin curtus; cf. Skr. kart to cut. Related to Curtail.
Characterized by excessive brevity; short; rudely concise.
1. (Of food) Eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
2. (Of wines) Not sweet because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
3. Free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
4. Having a large proportion of strong liquor
5. Having no adornment or coloration
6. Humorously sarcastic or mocking; SYN. ironic, ironical, wry.
7. Lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; SYN. juiceless.
8. Lacking warmth or emotional involvement
9. Not producing milk
10. Not shedding tears
11. Opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
12. Practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; SYN. teetotal.
13 suffering from fluid deprivation
14. Unproductive especially of the expected results
15. Used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
16. Without a mucous or watery discharge
1. (Nautical) Pertaining to the after part of a vessel.
2. Severe and unremitting in making demands; SYN. strict, exacting.
1. Marked by a subtle, slightly ironic wit; drole.
2. Bent to one side.