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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 ?
Fragment #1 -- Contest of Homer and Hesiod: Homer travelled about reciting his epics, first the "Thebaid", in seven thousand verses, which begins: `Sing, goddess, of parched Argos, whence lords.
The herbage is parched and withered; the brooks and streams are dried up; the buffalo, the elk and the deer have wandered to distant parts, keeping within the verge of expiring verdure, and leaving behind them a vast uninhabited solitude, seamed by ravines, the beds of former torrents, but now serving only to tantalize and increase the thirst of the traveller.
It little deserved that designation, with its dry and parched coasts.
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.
At length he sank down in utter prostration, and his friends heard no other sound from him than the hissing of his breath between his parched and swollen lips.
The dust in the curtains, if you will pardon me for hinting such a thing, has parched my throat to a crisp.
At first my mouth and throat were parched, and my strength ebbed sensibly.
The Grand Gallipoot was coughing too, and his throat was parched and dry.
He could hardly draw breath he was so worn out, and his mouth was parched by thirst.
As a result I awoke with mouth parched and dry, with a slight heaviness of head, and with a mild nervous palpitation in the stomach.
The air seemed quivering with rays of heat, which might be seen playing along the parched stems of the trees.
Never a sign of living thing had the ape-man seen, other than Ska, that bird of ill omen, that had followed him tirelessly since he had entered this parched waste.