As in: “But my aunt was a little depressed, and this lemonade-making thing must have seemed like something that would be fun and would maybe hydrate her life a little, filling her desiccated spirit with nice, cool, sweet lemonade” (Lamott, 1994, p.139).
Lamott, A. (1994). Bird by bird: Some instructions on writing and life. New York: Pantheon Books.
- For definitions of desiccated, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
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