Thesaurus / parched
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Hotter temperatures on Earth have parched the land, creating fuel for bigger and more dangerous wildfires.
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
He laid himself down again, and she reached him the gruel, which proved a great relief to his parched and fevered throat.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The coffee was made of either parched rye or corn-meal, or of sweet potatoes cut in small cubes and roasted.
Water I had none; I had begged for it, for my mouth was parched and dry with anxiety, yet no one gave it.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The reddish, stony and parched ground, radiated the torrid heat of the sun that was westerning behind the hills.
At that moment I saw him suffering because of me; I saw his eyes languishing, his lips pale and parched with fever.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
WORDS RELATED TO PARCHED
- crazy for
- dry as dust
- dying for
- itching for
- partial to
- wild for
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