ARID in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ARID
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
arid
 a.  dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
Classic Sentence:
1  IN the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilisation.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  This was obviously impossible in these arid wilds.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
3  Evening had fallen when he woke and the sand and arid grasses of his bed glowed no longer.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
4  I slipped through one of these cracks, went up a swept and ungarnished staircase, as arid as a desert, and opened the first door I came to.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
5  Tell her what Heathcliff is: an unreclaimed creature, without refinement, without cultivation; an arid wilderness of furze and whinstone.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  Only some thirty arid summers had he seen; those summers had dried up all his physical superfluousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
7  The night promised to be as arid as the day had been.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—APPARITION TO FATHER MABEUF
Example Sentence:
1  Water from the Great Lakes is pumped to arid regions.
2  He began to season the arid climate in the Middle East.
3  The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there.
4  The cactus has adapted to survive in an arid environment.
5  Los Cabos is on the tip of the state of Baja California Sur - an arid and cactus-filled land, yet fertile due to its peninsular body surrounded by the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean.