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əˈdʌstadust

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adust, baked, parched, scorched, sunbakedadjective

    dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

    "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats"

  2. adustadjective

    burned brown by the sun

    "of an adust complexion"- Sir Walter Scott

Wiktionary

  1. adustadjective

    Describing a bodily humour which is abnormally dark or over-concentrated, associated with various states of discomfort or illness (specifically being too hot or dry). (Chiefly as postmodifier.)

    Etymology: From aduste, and its source, adustus, past participle of adurere.

  2. adustadjective

    Burnt or having a scorched color.

    Etymology: From aduste, and its source, adustus, past participle of adurere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adustadjective

    inflamed or scorched; fiery

    Etymology: [L. adustus, p. p. of adurere: cf. F. aduste.]

  2. Adustadjective

    looking as if or scorched; sunburnt

    Etymology: [L. adustus, p. p. of adurere: cf. F. aduste.]

  3. Adustadjective

    having much heat in the constitution and little serum in the blood. [Obs.] Hence: Atrabilious; sallow; gloomy

    Etymology: [L. adustus, p. p. of adurere: cf. F. aduste.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adust

    a-dust′, adj. burnt up or scorched; browned with the sun. [L. adustus, pa.p. of adurĕre, to burn up.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adust in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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