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Definition of "parching" [parch•ing]

  • Capable of causing something to parch. (adjective)
  • Extreme (adjective)
  • Present participle of parch. (verb)

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Use "parching" in a sentence
  • "The crossing of the Hindu Kush and the parching deserts of Bactria had been hard on the men, but it had also taken an enormous toll on the horses."
  • "However, such consuming thirst could only be quenched temporarily by the attention of others, becoming more parching with every praise and gesture of attention to the point that our little, humble Carmel could not contain it any more."
  • "There were not many buyers for Wyoming Territory sections of parching winds and hostile Indians."