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ar·id / ˈarid/ • adj. (of land or a climate) having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation. ∎ fig. lacking in interest, excitement, or meaning. DERIVATIVES: a·rid·i·ty / əˈriditē/ n. ar·id·ly adv. ar·id·ness n.

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arid

arid XVII. — F. aride or L. āridus, f. ārēre be dry or parched; see -ID1.
So aridity XVI.

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arid

aridarid, married •Alfred • Manfred • acrid • Astrid •serried, unburied, viverrid •varied • sacred • hatred • mirid •Mildred • kindred • Wilfred • Ingrid •Winifred • hybrid •florid, forehead, horrid, torrid •storied • Mordred • putrid •hurried, unworried •unwearied • lurid • ascarid •unsalaried • liveried •Abbasid, acid, antacid, flaccid, Hasid, placid •alcid •rancid, unfancied •deuced, lucid, pellucid, Seleucid •cussed • cursed

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