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Definition of Arid


  1. Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren.

Arid Quotations

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Khalil Gibran

All three of the Abrahamic religions were born and nurtured in arid, disturbed environments.
E. O. Wilson

There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
Gertrude Jekyll

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination.
Sofia Kovalevskaya

Having lived in the arid deserts of Southern California since the 1970s, my interest in water conservation is a very personal concern. Water! The source of life! Some people are squandering the world's most precious resource while others have too little clean water to drink.
Eric Burdon
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Arid Translations

arid in Italian is secco, asciutto
arid in Latin is exaresco
arid in Swedish is torr, ofruktbar

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