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Definition 1: burned brown by the sun - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • of an adust complexion

(adust is similar to ...) marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

"a brunette beauty"

(adust is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

Definition 2: dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a vast desert all adust
  • land lying baked in the heat
  • parched soil
  • the earth was scorched and bare
  • sunbaked salt flats

Synonyms for adust in the sense of this definition

(adust is similar to ...) free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet

"dry land" "dry clothes" "a dry climate" "dry splintery boards" "a dry river bed" "the paint is dry"

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