drying (part of speech: verb)
drying, desiccating, vaporizing, sucking dry, stanching, catheterizing, mopping, blotting, draining, evaporating, withering, pumping out, parching, dehumidifying, wringing out, swabbing, wiping, dehydrating
leaving (part of speech: verb)
unsubstantiating (part of speech: verb)
enervating (part of speech: verb)
- Four useful lives are emptying the best of their strength, ability and love into years of service that you may know a poor, low- grade, selfish, physical comfort. - "Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness", Robert S. Carroll.
- The amount of labour required is slight, only that represented by filling the sticks with wet yarn and emptying the dried yarn. - "The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics", Franklin Beech.
- Our carriage, too, was emptying. - "My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins.