parched

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Adjective[edit]

parched (not comparable)

  1. Dry.
    • 1818, Mary Shelley, chapter 8, Frankenstein[1]:
      I passed a night of unmingled wretchedness. In the morning I went to the court; my lips and throat were parched. I dared not ask the fatal question, but I was known, and the officer guessed the cause of my visit.
  2. Thirsty.

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Verb[edit]

parched

  1. simple past tense and past participle of parch