wet vs dry

wet

Definitions

adjective

  1. very drunk
  2. containing moisture or volatile components
  3. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
  4. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  5. producing or secreting milk
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verb

  1. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
  2. cause to become wet

noun

  1. wetness caused by water

Examples

The aircraft descended into a wetland area and had since been forgotten about as it sank below the surface.

The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.

Sefelt has pulled back halfway normal, swelling up and down with big wet, rattling breaths.

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dry

Definitions

adjective

  1. lacking moisture or volatile components
  2. used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
  3. lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  4. not shedding tears
  5. humorously sarcastic or mocking
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noun

  1. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

verb

  1. remove the moisture from and make dry
  2. become dry or drier

Examples

Demos they may be but these Hazlewood rarities are rounded, rustic country songs: lustrous and lustful, quirkily and dryly humorous, yet poignant stories from the other side of love.

Toast sandwiches in a dry skillet over medium-low heat until outside is golden brown and inside is delightfully melty, about 3 minutes per side.

In the spring, you will be letting the leaves wilt on their own and dry up.

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