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Arid
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Arid as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 33 answers for the crossword clue 'Arid', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Arid a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Arid as an answer itself some 369 times.

Arid is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 29 November 2021 with the answer being DRY, we also found DRY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
  • Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Arid'.

  • dari An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan
  • raid An attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DRY
A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

4 Letters

SERE
(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"

5 Letters

VAPID
Lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; "a vapid conversation"; "a vapid smile"; "a bunch of vapid schoolgirls"

XERIC
Being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"

6 Letters

BARREN
Providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"

JEJUNE
Lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor"

7 Letters

BONEDRY
Without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone; "bone-dry leaves are a fire hazard"; "a drier to get the clothes bone dry"

INSIPID
Lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"

PARCHED
Toasted or roasted slightly; "parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet"

SAHARAN
A Nilo-Saharan language spoken in parts of Chad

STERILE
Incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"

TEDIOUS
Using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

THIRSTY
Feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty"

UNRAINY

8 Letters

DROUGHTY

INFECUND

LIFELESS
Lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"

RAINLESS
Lacking rain; "a rainless month"; "rainless skies"

9 Letters

ANHYDROUS
Without water; especially without water of crystallization

DESICCATE
Remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"

FRUITLESS
Unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"

INFERTILE
Incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"

UNFERTILE
Incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"

WATERLESS
Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"

10 Letters

DESERTLIKE

DESICCATED
Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

UNFRUITFUL
Not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production

11 Letters

UNINSPIRING
Depressing to the spirit; "a villa of uninspiring design"

12 Letters

MOISTURELESS

UNPRODUCTIVE
Not producing desired results; "the talks between labor and management were unproductive"

13 Letters

UNIMAGINATIVE
Lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality; "stereotyped phrases of condolence"; "even his profanity was unimaginative"

UNINTERESTING
Characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative; "institutional food"

UNSTIMULATING
Not stimulating

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