What is the opposite of wet?

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Adjective
Opposite of covered or saturated with water or another liquid
“Pass me the dry towel so I can wipe my face clean.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, or characterized by, frequent or heavy rainfall
“Some animals burrow to avoid the hot and dry climate of the desert.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing no strength of character
“It showed how strong he was when he got knocked down but got back up to continue the fight.”
Adjective
Opposite of excessively sentimental or emotional
“He was unsentimental on the outside, but he was clearly hurting from the breakup on the inside.”
Adjective
(of paint, ink, plaster, or a similar substance) Opposite of not yet having dried or hardened
“Following days of inclement weather, construction for the house was finally able to continue onto the dry foundation.”
Adjective
Opposite of under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of timid, or showing a lack of courage
“Obviously, I haven't been brave enough to broach this topic amongst our friends for fear of an outcry.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by something that makes conditions difficult or inconvenient
“Conditions were calm for now, but trouble would be brewing soon enough.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, or characterized by, frequent or heavy rainfall
Adjective
Opposite of having a muddy or sticky consistency
“The most suitable land for vanilla is gently sloping with light friable soil.”
Adjective
Opposite of miserably inadequate
Adjective
Opposite of having an adhesive quality or property
Adjective
Opposite of having or being a slippery surface
Verb
Opposite of to be, or cause to be, wet or waterlogged
“Wash and dry your hands before you come to the dinner table.”
Noun
Opposite of rainy weather
“What a glorious day to spend outdoors and enjoy the sun.”
Noun
Opposite of liquid that makes something damp
“The thorns and thistles that grow on the land epitomize the dryness of the desert as a region.”
Noun
Opposite of someone who displays a lack of courage or character
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