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synonyms for parched

  • arid
  • scorched
  • thirsty
  • withered
  • burned
  • dehydrated
  • shriveled
  • cotton-mouth
  • dried out
  • dried up
  • dry as dust
  • waterless
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antonyms for parched

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  • moist
  • wet
  • damp
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How to use parched in a sentence

Already parched vegetation — by many measures at peak-season dryness and breaking records for June — is going to be even more flammable both during and after this heat wave.
‘MEGA-HEAT WAVE’ IS PEAKING IN THE WEST, BREAKING RECORDS AND INTENSIFYING DROUGHT, FIRESJASON SAMENOW, DIANA LEONARDJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the snow melted, runoff was soaked up by parched soils, which are still dry from last year’s monsoon-free summer and fire-filled fall.
THE DROUGHT IN THE WEST IS BAD AND IT’S GONNA GET WORSEHEATHER HANSMANJUNE 16, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Hot weather can lead to parched soil and more dry natural material that can fuel flames.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HEATWAVE AND DROUGHT SCORCHING THE WESTERN USSARA KILEY WATSONJUNE 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A sophomore at Clovis North High School in Fresno, he wanted to help farmers save their plants from getting dangerously parched.
NEW TECHNOLOGIES MIGHT HELP KEEP DROUGHT-PRONE FARMS GREENBETHANY BROOKSHIREMAY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If you do go off-trail, travel only on rock and soft sand surfaces to avoid damaging the plentiful cryptobiotic soil, a living crust that helps tiny desert plants stay rooted and retains moisture in the parched ground.
THE ULTIMATE ARCHES NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
If you have multiple cats that get particularly parched, you’ll want a larger fountain that is accessible to more than one pet at a time.
CAT FOUNTAINS FOR A HAPPIER PETPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMMARCH 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Hotter temperatures on Earth have parched the land, creating fuel for bigger and more dangerous wildfires.
‘IT’S A SEA CHANGE’: HOW CLIMATE WENT FROM THE BACK BURNER TO A CENTRAL ISSUE IN THIS YEAR’S DEBATESBRADY DENNISOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The dust in the curtains, if you will pardon me for hinting such a thing, has parched my throat to a crisp.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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
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WORDS RELATED TO PARCHED

  • arid
  • bone-dry
  • dehydrated
  • dry
  • evaporated
  • moistureless
  • parched
  • waterless
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