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parch

parch

 
pronunciation:
parch
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: parched, parches, parching
definition 1: to make very dry, as by sunlight or the application of heat.
synonyms:
scorch, sear
similar words:
bake, burn, dry, roast, shrivel, torrefy, wither
definition 2: to make thirsty or dry.
similar words:
dehydrate, dry, evaporate, shrivel, wither
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become dry or thirsty, esp. because of heat.
synonyms:
scorch
similar words:
burn, dehydrate, roast, sear, shrivel, wither
derivations: parched (adj.), parchingly (adv.)
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