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dry·ing up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dehydration, desiccation, drying up, evaporationnoun

    the process of extracting moisture

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drying up in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drying up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of drying up in a Sentence

  1. Ernest Hemingway:

    All the critics who could not make their reputations by discovering you are hoping to make them by predicting hopefully your approaching impotence, failure and general drying up of natural juices. Not a one will wish you luck or hope that you will keep on writing unless you have political affiliations in which case these will rally around and speak of you and Homer, Balzac, Zola and Link Steffens.

  2. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron:

    The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.

  3. Emily Benfer:

    Already, renters are incurring debt to stay housed, paying rent on credit cards, taking out loans, drying up what limited savings they have.

  4. Le Drian:

    We have to tackle the evil at the root and intensify our efforts in order to isolate terrorism by drying up their sources of financing.

  5. Lord Byron:

    The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame than shedding seas of gore.

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