asciugare

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From Latin exsūcāre, present active infinitive of exsūcō, from ex- + sucus (juice, moisture)

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asciugàre (first-person singular present asciùgo, first-person singular past historic asciugài, past participle asciugàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive) to dry
  2. (transitive) to wipe, to mop
  3. (transitive, by extension, humorous) to down, to quaff
  4. (transitive, slang) to annoy, to pester
  5. (intransitive) to dry out, to become dry [auxiliary essere]
  6. (intransitive, figuratively) to lose weight [auxiliary essere]

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