Example sentences for: parched

How can you use “parched” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Altman had me hooked from the credits, in which the camera cruises high above an eerie topography--both parched and veined with swamps--while the composer, Mark Isham, serves up off-the-beat thumps and hollow brass gongs, and fragments of cell-phone conversations remain just on the far side of audibility.

  • Subsequent floods and earthquakes left the parched Badlands of the Red Deer River Valley as a protective crust, preserving the skeletons of the dinosaurs.

  • During summer, the terrain is parched, while at other times of the year it’s often covered with snow.

  • On the doorstep of this wealth, the Thar Desert of noble Rajasthan heralds the vast Deccan plateau of parched, ruddy granite that dominates the peninsula of southern India.

  • Alone on the parched plains of Somalia or the Sudan, they lack the strength to lift even a kernel of precious grain.

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