Example sentences for: parched

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

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

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

  • Be that as it may, a later Australian visitor to English drizzle might feel nostalgic when thinking of the parched and thirsty but water-obsessed vocabulary developed in the drier areas of our sunburnt land.

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

  • Still, there's something parched in these paintings, where the air is crisp and even the bodies of water have a solidity of form and contour that recalls and betrays the influence of Poussin.


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