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parched

 (pärcht)
adj.
1. Dried out from extreme heat: parched land.
2. Roasted or dried: parched rice.
3. Very thirsty: parched laborers.

parched

(pɑːtʃt)
adj
dried up as a result of being deprived of waterunpleasantly dryvery thirsty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.parched - dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlightparched - dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats"
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
2.parched - toasted or roasted slightly; "parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet"
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat

parched

adjective
1. dried out or up, dry, withered, scorched, arid, torrid, shrivelled, dehydrated, waterless Showers poured down upon the parched earth.
2. thirsty, dry, dehydrated, drouthy (Scot.) After all that exercise, I was parched.

parched

adjective
Needing or desiring drink:
Archaic: athirst.
Translations
جاف وحارعَطْشان
umírající žíznívyprahlý
tørstig
kiszáradtkitikkadt
sem er aî deyja úr òorsta, skrælnaîurskraufòurr og heitur, skrælnaîur
umierať od smädu
çok susamışkavrulmuşkurumuş

parched

[pɑːtʃt] ADJ [land etc] → abrasado, reseco (= thirsty) → reseco, muerto de sed
I'm parchedme muero de sed

parched

[ˈpɑːrtʃt] adj
[landscape, ground, fields, grass] → desséché(e)
[lips, mouth] → desséché(e)
[person] (= very thirsty) → assoiffé(e)
to be parched → être assoiffé

parched

adj lips, throatausgetrocknet; land alsoverdorrt; I’m parchedich habe furchtbaren Durst

parched

[pɑːtʃt] adj (land, garden) → disseccato/a, riarso/a; (person) → assetato/a
I'm parched! (fam) → muoio di sete!

parch

(paːtʃ) verb
to make hot and very dry. The sun parched the earth.
parched adjective
1. hot and dry. Nothing could grow in the parched land.
2. thirsty. Can I have a cup of tea – I'm parched!

parched

a. seco-a;
___ with thirstestar muerto de sed.
References in classic literature ?
with lips so parched they could hardly shape the word.
The dust in the curtains, if you will pardon me for hinting such a thing, has parched my throat to a crisp.
His heart began to sink within him; he endeavored to resume his psalm tune, but his parched tongue clove to the roof of his mouth, and he could not utter a stave.
oh, ever vernal endless landscapes in the soul; in ye, --though long parched by the dead drought of the earthy life, --in ye, men yet may roll, like young horses in new morning clover; and for some few fleeting moments, feel the cool dew of the life immortal on them.
Every minute, as the train sped on, the colors of things became dingier; the fields were grown parched and yellow, the landscape hideous and bare.
But I was minded to know the assegai or the kerrie; nor would I perish more slowly beneath the knives of the tormentors, nor be parched by the pangs of thirst, or wander eyeless to my end.
Your stable,'' said he, ``is there your bed there; and,'' reaching down a platter with two handfuls of parched pease upon it from the neighbouring shelf, and placing it upon the table, he added,
I took out my small provisions and after having refreshed myself, I secured the remainder in a cave, whereof there were great numbers; I gathered plenty of eggs upon the rocks, and got a quantity of dry sea-weed, and parched grass, which I designed to kindle the next day, and roast my eggs as well as I could, for I had about me my flint, steel, match, and burning-glass.
His mouth twitched, and his parched tongue seemed unable to articulate.
He could hardly draw breath he was so worn out, and his mouth was parched by thirst.
The course of meat finished, they spread upon the sheepskins a great heap of parched acorns, and with them they put down a half cheese harder than if it had been made of mortar.
We moistened the parched lips, and the patient quickly revived.