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See definition of parching on Dictionary.com
  • as inhot
  • as inpyretic
  • as inroasting
  • as inscalding
  • as insearing
  • as insizzling
  • as intorrid

synonyms for parching

  • blazing
  • boiling
  • heated
  • humid
  • red
  • scorching
  • sizzling
  • sultry
  • sweltering
  • torrid
  • tropical
  • warm
  • white
  • baking
  • blistering
  • broiling
  • burning
  • calescent
  • close
  • decalescent
  • febrile
  • fevered
  • feverish
  • feverous
  • fiery
  • flaming
  • igneous
  • incandescent
  • like an oven
  • on fire
  • ovenlike
  • piping
  • recalescent
  • roasting
  • scalding
  • searing
  • smoking
  • steaming
  • stuffy
  • summery
  • sweltry
  • thermogenic
  • tropic
  • very warm
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antonyms for parching

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  • arctic
  • cold
  • cool
  • dry
  • freezing
  • frigid
  • calm
  • indifferent
  • mild
  • moderate
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • out
  • turned off
  • unfeeling
  • unpopular
    • cold
    • cool
    • damp
    • moist
    • wet
    • arctic
    • freezing
    • frigid
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    How to use parching in a sentence

    Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    "A dust-storm, probably," replied the colonel, as the weather had been dry and parching hot for several weeks past.
    A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
    They found new streams; the parching valleys began to sprinkle with green; they saw once more fields and trees and vineyards.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    A third was parching some corn found in a thrown-away feed box, and congratulating themselves upon the lucky find.
    SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
    Fear not the hardships of the road—the storm, the parching heat or winter's cold, hunger or thirst or ambushed foe!
    COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
    The hot sun poured down its noontide rays, the dust arose in parching clouds, and followed with the wind their flagging footsteps.
    BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
    He is stooping over the fire, with a small but long-handled frying-pan, in which he is parching the coffee.
    THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
    This same sun of Thebes is in its place each day, parching, exhausting, cracking and pulverising.
    EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
    No water is to be found there beyond a few wells, all more or less exposed to exhaustion in an ever-parching atmosphere.
    A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
    They also prepare a drink by parching corn and grinding it to powder on the metate, and mixing it with water and a little achote.
    THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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