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desiccate
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • At the start of the intervening school years, he had merely skimmed off the topmost three quarters of the contents and replaced or updated them, leaving a layer of general debris at the bottom — old quills, desiccated beetle eyes, single socks that no longer fit.

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

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