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1. parched

adjective. ['ˈpɑːrtʃt'] dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight.

Synonyms

  • dry
  • sunbaked
  • adust
  • scorched

Antonyms

  • humidify
  • sweet
  • sugary
  • humorless

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Words that Rhyme with Parched

  • starched
  • marched

Example sentences of the word parched


1. Adjective
Adding extra moisture to your skin can treat and prevent flaking caused by dry, parched skin.

2. Verb, past participle
Your throat was parched as the sun beat down relentlessly, with no end to the trail in sight.

Quotes containing the word parched


1. And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. And whenever those twin poisonous flowers began to sprout in the parched land of that field, Mariam uprooted them. She uprooted them and ditched them before they took hold.
- Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

2. I drink like a fish, and I swim in my thirst. I’m so parched for her love that I think I may drown in my desire.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. parched

adjective. ['ˈpɑːrtʃt'] toasted or roasted slightly.

Antonyms

  • dryness
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