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parch

 
 
pronunciation:
parch
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part of speech: verb
inflections: parches, parching, parched
definition 1: to make very dry by heating.
The sun parched all the crops.
synonyms:
scorch
similar words:
bake, burn, dry, roast, shrivel, wither
definition 2: to make thirsty or dry.
The desert sun parched the riders and their horses.
similar words:
dehydrate, dry, evaporate, shrivel, wither
derivations: parched (adj.), parchingly (adv.)
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