Wyeth gave America a prim and flinty view of Puritan rectitude, starchily sentimental, through parched gray and brown pictures of spooky frame houses, desiccated fields, deserted beaches, circling buzzards and craggy-faced New Englanders.
A mash-up of memoir, travel guide and history, “The Most Beautiful Walk in the World” is the result of Baxter’s unwitting entry into the tour business. A friend running a week-long literary seminar persuades him to tag along on one of the event’s organized walks with a Harvard professor/Robert Redford look-alike. The academic, Baxter observes, turns out to be “more than dry. He was parched. Desiccated.”
Embryons desséchés ("Desiccated embryos") is a piano composition by Erik Satie, composed in the summer of 1913. The composition consists of three little ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryons_desséchésEmbryons desséchés ("Desiccated embryos") is a piano composition by Erik Satie, composed in the summer of 1913. The composition consists of three little ...
Erik Satie: Dried-Up Embryos, with English subtitles
By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD
Seeing an opportunity to fix the structural problems that have kept Haiti stuck in poverty, planners are trying to revive the country’s desiccated, disused farmland.
- To preserve (foods) by removing the moisture. See Synonyms at dry. 3. To make dry, dull, or lifeless: "Stalinism desiccated the grassroots of urban government" (Timothy J. Colton).
a desiccating agent