Definitions for "Desiccate"
preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
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