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synonyms for droughts

  • lack
  • scarcity
  • aridity
  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • dehydration
  • desiccation
  • insufficiency
  • need
  • want
  • dry spell
  • parchedness
  • rainlessness

antonyms for droughts

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  • abundance
  • excess
  • surplus
  • plenty
  • sufficiency
  • monsoon
  • wetness
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How to use droughts in a sentence

Rasyunan ang túbig sa tinghuwaw, Water is rationed during droughts.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
The prince ingratiates himself with her: she suppresses the periodical droughts and marries him.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
There they entered a region which had been visited by one of those droughts which continue sometimes for many months.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
Let the Droughts and the Drummonds and the Beeswaxes quarrel among themselves or with their colleagues.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
And the same is also observed in America; for it is in long droughts that the insects make such destruction in the sugar-canes.
THE DIFFERENT MODES OF CULTIVATING THE PINE-APPLEJOHN CLAUDIUS LOUDON
If the atomic marriage in nature were perfect, there would be no storms or droughts, or poisons or monstrosities, or disease.
SEX=THE UNKNOWN QUANTITYALI NOMAD
Long droughts killed its sheep and ruined its crops; while the copper mines were found to be worked out.
HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALANDALEXANDER SUTHERLAND
Let the fact of the occurrence of occasional, severe droughts in the country which that animal has inhabited be granted.
ON THE GENESIS OF SPECIESST. GEORGE MIVART
At least, many old settlers maintain that the droughts are becoming less oppressive in the West.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXVARIOUS
Dodole, which originated from old customs of heathenism, are sung during the summer droughts.
AN ANTHOLOGY OF JUGOSLAV POETRY; SERBIAN LYRICSVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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