AskDefine | Define adust

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adust adj
1 dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats" [syn: baked, parched, scorched, sunbaked]
2 burned brown by the sun; "of an adust complexion"- Sir Walter Scott

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  1. Burnt or having a scorched color.
  2. Filled with glum.

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