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Adust

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Adjective

1. adust, baked, parched, scorched, sunbaked

dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

Example Sentences:
'a vast desert all adust'
'land lying baked in the heat'
'parched soil'
'the earth was scorched and bare'
'sunbaked salt flats'

2. adust

burned brown by the sun

Example Sentences:
'of an adust complexion'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Adust

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adjective archaic
1. 
dried up or darkened by heat; burnt or scorched
2. 
gloomy or melancholy

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Adust

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adjective Archaic
1. 
scorched; burned
2. 
parched
3. 
sunburned
4. 
sallow and melancholy

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Adust

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adj.
Archaic
1. Burned; scorched: "The brandished sword of God before them blazed ... with torrid heat, and vapor as the Libyan air adust" (John Milton).
2. Sunburned.
3. Melancholy in appearance or temperament; gloomy.

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