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arid
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
lacking sufficient water or rainfall

or:

lacking vitality or spirit
  • ...her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant implacable resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (50% in)

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