parchedness

Related to parchedness: parchment, plutocracy, impale, extravagance, unanimity

parchedness

(ˈpɑːtʃtnəs)
n
the state or characteristic of being parched
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Skin is a fundamental common boundary organ for shielding inner organs from the outside condition and averting body parchedness. Any damage to skin causes microorganisms would enter easily and start to form colonies thereby leading to severe wound infection.
The dust-laden harmattan winds bring, in their wake, excessive aridity and parchedness of the soil.