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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Causing to dry.

Usage examples (18)
  • As a siccative, it might be advantageously employed with ivory black.
  • Oils made siccative by means of litharge are therefore liable to be damaged by foul gas.
  • It is an admirable dryer, and has much the same effect as litharge in rendering oils siccative.
  • It washes and works capitally in water, and dries quickly in oil, in which it is employed as a siccative. for more
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