parched

  • 1parched — [pa:tʃt US pa:rtʃt] adj 1.) very dry, especially because of hot weather ▪ the parched African landscape ▪ He raised the water bottle to his parched lips. 2.) be parched informal to be very thirsty …

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  • 2parched — parched; parched·ness; parched·ly; …

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  • 3parched — [ partʃt ] adjective 1. ) INFORMAL very thirsty 2. ) extremely dry because of hot weather: parched soil …

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  • 4parched — [adj] dry arid, burned, cotton mouth*, dehydrated, dried out, dried up*, dry as dust*, scorched, shriveled, thirsty, waterless, withered; concept 603 Ant. damp, moist, wet …

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  • 5parched — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)tʃt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If something, especially the ground or a plant, is parched, it is very dry, because there has been no rain. The clouds gathered and showers poured down upon the parched earth. ...a hill of parched brown grass. 2) …

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  • 6Parched — Parch Parch (p[aum]rch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parching}.] [OE. perchen to pierce, hence used of a piercing heat or cold, OF. perchier, another form of percier, F. percer. See {Pierce}.] 1. To burn the surface of; to… …

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  • 7parched — adjective 1 very dry, especially because of hot weather: the parched African landscape | He raised the water bottle to his parched lips. 2 be parched informal to be very thirsty …

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  • 8parched — adjective 1) the parched earth Syn: (bone) dry, dried up/out, arid, desiccated, dehydrated, baked, burned, scorched; withered, shriveled See note at dry 2) informal I m parched …

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  • 9parched — adj. Parched is used with these nouns: ↑earth, ↑land, ↑lip, ↑throat …

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  • 10parched — UK [pɑː(r)tʃt] / US [pɑrtʃt] adjective 1) extremely dry because of hot weather parched soil 2) informal very thirsty …

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  • 11parched — /patʃt/ (say pahcht) adjective 1. dried up with heat; shrivelled: parched corn. 2. Colloquial extremely thirsty …

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  • 12parched — adjective Date: circa 1552 deprived of natural moisture; also thirsty …

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  • 13parched — adjective a) Dry. b) Thirsty …

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  • 14parched — Synonyms and related words: Sanforized, adust, ashen, ashy, athirst, attenuated, baked, blistered, burned, burnt, burnt up, consumed, consumed by fire, corky, dehydrated, desiccated, dried, dried up, droughty, dry, emacerated, emaciated,… …

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  • 15parched — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. burned, withered, dried; see dry 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. arid, dry, dried up, *dry as a bone, *dry as a fossil, roasted, dehydrated, withered, wilted, scorched, evaporated, desiccated, baked. ANT.: wet,… …

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  • 16parched — pÉ‘rtʃt / pɑːt adj. dried out, dry, thirsty pÉ‘rtʃ /pɑː v. dry, remove moisture; toast, roast, cook slightly over dry heat …

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  • 17parched — adjective informal extremely thirsty. → parch …

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  • 18parched — adj 1. dry, dried, sun dried, dried up, dried out; evaporated, dehydrated, exsiccated, desiccated, Chem. anhydrous; sear, sere, withered, wilted, shriveled or shriveled up; heated or heated up, warmed or warmed up, roasted, toasted, browned,… …

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  • 19parched — [pɑːtʃt] adj 1) extremely dry because of hot weather 2) informal very thirsty …

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  • 20parched —   Malo o loa.   Also: anoa, ānia, kū āno a, pāpa a, pāpa alā, pīka o, hākonakona, hākona, ōlino, āpa apa a, a aka, pā, pākī ai, kuapa a …

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