a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish; "dry toast"; "dry meat"
having no adornment or coloration; "dry facts"; "rattled off the facts in a dry mechanical manner"
unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"
used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight"
remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; "a dry book"; "a dry lecture filled with trivial details"; "dull and juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated to...life"- John Mason Brown
become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun"
(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux"