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Tethys

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aplysia, genus Aplysia, genus Tethus.
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Correct spelling:
arid
Definition:
Aridness; aridity.
Synonyms:
dry (adjective)
thirsty, saharan, desiccated, desert, dry, parched.
dull (adjective)
flat, study at, uninteresting.
Other synonyms:
humdrum, deserted, ho-hum, droughty, leaden, lackluster, aseptic, waste, lusterless, dehydrated, stodgy, sere, flavorless, tiresome, stale, treeless, rainless, slow, tame, drab, monotonous, sterile, boring, monochromatic, uninspired, colorless, wearisome, desiccate, dull, moistureless, numbing, excite, unimaginative, desolate, matter-of-fact, earthbound, dried, bare, jading, tiring, prosaic, sterile, dusty, desert, jejune, wearying, drudging, sun-baked, waterless, pedestrian, flat, desiccated, old, heavy, stuffy, wild, weary, dry, unexciting, ponderous, dried-out, anhydrous, stupid, trivial, tedious, lifeless, bone-dry, dreary, mind-numbing, spiritless.
Examples of usage:
  1. Such is Magdala, the sun- burnt barren rock, the arid lonely spot where we had to undergo nearly two years of captivity in chains. - "A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People", Henry Blanc.
  2. Long lines of surf poured over the arid desert, and, as if repelled by the desolation of this strand, returned to the wide sea whence they came. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. I have seen the being I loved most, and who alone gave me some interest in this arid land, slowly decline. - "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.

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