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Hotter temperatures on Earth have parched the land, creating fuel for bigger and more dangerous wildfires.

His arms were growing heavy with fatigue, his mouth was parched, and great beads of perspiration stood upon his brow.

St. Martin's SummerRafael Sabatini

The ground is parched, and one can get no shade, except by standing close under a trunk somewhat thicker than its neighbours.

My lips were parched, my cheeks burned, and I was very sick.

Even if he wanted to speak his parched tongue seemed unequal to the task.

Across the rolling sand-hills wheel marks, faint and wind-blown, led straight from the highway toward the parched peaks.

Two Thousand Miles BelowCharles Willard Diffin

The slaves drank an imitation coffee made from parched corn or meal.

All his bravado gone, he was afraid to venture out even to wet his parched throat at the creek.

WunpostDane Coolidge

Parched corn (our pop-corn), a favorite food of the Indians, was also highly appreciated by the Colonists.

Abigail Adams and Her TimesLaura Elizabeth Howe Richards

Grateful water was falling at last on the parched desert sands.

The CandidateJoseph Alexander Altsheler

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