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Dry to the touch

dry

adjective

something that is dry has no water in it or on it

papery

adjective

thin and dry like paper

scaly

adjective

scaly skin is so dry that small pieces of it fall off

dry

adjective

dry hair or skin feels rough because it does not have enough moisture in it

desiccated

adjective

something that is desiccated is much drier than it should be

dry

adjective

used about a liquid such as paint when it has become hard or solid

bone-dry

adjective

completely dry

tinder-dry

adjective

extremely dry and easy to start a fire with

as dry as a bone

completely dry

dryness

noun

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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