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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. Free from liquid or moisture.
    Could you hand me a dry towel?
    My throat feels itchy and dry.
    Cover the chicken as it bakes or it'll get too dry.
  2. Free of water in any state; anhydrous
    Dry alcohol is 200 proof.
  3. Maintaining temperance; void or abstinent from alcoholic beverages.
    A former alcoholic, he's been dry for almost a year now.
    You'll have to drive out of this dry county to find any liquor.
    It was a dry house.
  4. Of an alcoholic drink that is not sweet, and /or has a high alcohol content.
    I like to take a dry sherry before lunch on Sundays.
  5. Subtly humorous.

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