- arid ► ADJECTIVE 1) very dry; having little or no rain. 2) uninteresting; unsatisfying.DERIVATIVES aridity noun aridly adverb aridness noun.ORIGIN Latin aridus, from arere 'be dry or parched' .
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aridly — adverb In an arid manner … Wiktionary
aridly — adv. dryly … English contemporary dictionary
aridly — ar·id·ly … English syllables
aridly — See: arid … English dictionary
aridly — adverb : in an arid manner : drily, monotonously … Useful english dictionary
arid — aridity /euh rid i tee/, aridness, n. aridly, adv. /ar id/, adj. 1. being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; an arid climate. 2. barren or unproductive because of lack of moisture: arid farmland. 3. lacking interest or… … Universalium
heavily — Synonyms and related words: apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly, burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly, cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily,… … Moby Thesaurus
pointlessly — Synonyms and related words: aimlessly, aridly, barrenly, bloodlessly, bootlessly, colorlessly, dismally, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely, emptily, fecklessly, fruitlessly, futilely, heavily, hollowly, inanely,… … Moby Thesaurus
slowly — Synonyms and related words: aridly, barrenly, bit by bit, bloodlessly, by degrees, by inches, by inchmeal, by slow degrees, cautiously, circumspectly, colorlessly, crawlingly, creepingly, degreewise, deliberately, dilatorily, dismally, draggily,… … Moby Thesaurus
superficially — Synonyms and related words: amain, apace, apparently, aridly, as it seems, at first sight, at once, barrenly, bloodlessly, by forced marches, colorlessly, cursorily, dismally, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely,… … Moby Thesaurus