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desiccate
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Catch-22
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  • Back in the ward, he found his wife lying vanquished beneath the blankets like a desiccated old vegetable, wrinkled, dry and white, her enfeebled tissues absolutely still.

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  • Their desiccated remains were found in the old lake bed.
  • a desiccate romance

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