Parched sentence example

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  • She drank the cool fruit punch, grateful as it chilled her parched throat.
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  • How could the ground be so parched when the air was so waterlogged?
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  • The landing overlooked the parched desert surrounding the black fortress.
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  • A gust of wind delivered the smell of raindrops on parched soil.
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  • It may rise this year higher than man has ever known it, and flood the parched uplands; even this may be the eventful year, which will drown out all our muskrats.
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  • Even the parched bush provides sufficient nourishment for millions of sheep and goats.
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  • The chief characteristics of the Karroo are the absence of running water during a great part of the year and the consequent parched aspect of the country.
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  • She stood on a covered landing of a fortress made of black stones overlooking a parched desert beneath dual suns too faded to provide anything other than indirect light.
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  • Neither bread nor parched corn nor fresh ears shall be eaten until the oblation is made.
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  • The floods in the river make it an island in spring; in summer it is parched by the sun and hot winds, and hardly a tree can be got to grow.
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  • But generally the low grounds are parched and rocky, presenting only a few thickets of Peruvian cactus and stunted shrubs, and a most uninviting shore.
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  • About the time of setting out on his Indian expedition he was described as a most comely man, upwards of 6 ft., tall, well-proportioned, of robust make and constitution; inclined to be fat, but prevented by the fatigue he underwent; with fine, large black eyes and eyebrows; of sanguine complexion, made more manly by the influence of sun and weather; a loud, strong voice; a moderate wine-drinker; fond of simple diet, such as pilaos and plain dishes, but often neglectful of meals altogether, and satisfied, if occasion required, with parched peas and water, always to be procured.i During the reign of Nadir an attempt was made to establish a British Caspian trade with Persia.
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  • Within a recent geological period, central Aragon was undoubtedly submerged by the sea, and the parched chalky soil remains saturated with salt, while many of the smaller streams run brackish.
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  • The climate, therefore, in parts is exceedingly cold and bleak in winter, and as it is very wind-swept and parched in summer by the terrible qibli or "sirocco" it is much less attractive in appearance than the favoured region on the northern littoral.
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  • parched with few butterflies in flight.
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  • With compressed and parched lips and dry fixed eyes, she sat at the window, uneasily watching the people who drove past and hurriedly glancing round at anyone who entered the room.
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  • Over the greater part of this region rain is of rare occurrence; and not infrequently more than a year passes without a drop falling on the parched surface.
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  • Her parched lips longed for the fresh cool water.
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  • Dwarfed eucalypts fringe the tree-limit on Mount Kosciusco, and the soakages in the parched interior are indicated by a line of the same trees, stunted and straggling.
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  • During the rest of the year a large part of the country is a parched and barren desert, and much of the remainder swamps and lagoons.
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  • Arid upland plains and parched hillsides take the place of the rich verdure and luxuriant arborescent growth of Imeretia, Svanetia and Mingrelia, the districts which occupy the valleys of the Ingur and Rion and the tributaries of the latter.
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  • Irrigation of the arid western regions of the United States began in the Great Basin of Utah when the Mormon pioneers in 1847 diverted the waters of City Creek upon the parched soil of Salt Lake Valley.
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  • Among the four protective works of irrigation which were said above to have irrigated 200,733 acres in 1896-1897, one of the most important is the Betwa canal, in the parched district of Bundelkhand.
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  • From the Gila to the southern boundary the parched land gives no water to the sea, and the international boundary runs in part through a true desert.
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  • Apart from the fact that reckoning from the birth of Christ was by no means universal, and consequently the mass of men were ignorant that there was such a thing as the year 1000, one wonders how that most enduring type of architecture, the Romanesque, reached its maturity among men who thought that the earth itself was so soon to "shrivel like a parched scroll."
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  • Muller, it had its origin in the worship of Zeus Laphystius; the fleece is the pledge of reconciliation; Jason is a propitiating god of health, Medea a goddess akin to Hera; Aeetes is connected with the Colchian sun-worship. Forchhammer saw in it an old nature symbolism; Jason, the god of healing and fruitfulness, brought the fleece - the fertilizing rain-cloud - to the western land that was parched by the heat of the sun.
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  • The desert lay still and parched all around them.
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  • They are indeed exceedingly beautiful; and yet the surrounding waste of hills is chiefly a barren repetition of sun-cracked crags and ridges with parched and withered valleys intersecting them, where a trickle of salt water leaves a white and leprous streak amongst the faded tamarisk or the yellow stalks of last season's grass.
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  • The grassland was very parched with few butterflies in flight.
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  • With her sisters, she had been sent to look for water, the district of Argos being then parched through the anger of Poseidon.
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  • Finally, she thought, her throat parched with hunger, they must sell me some orange juice.
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  • In spring the grass on the rolling plains is soon parched.
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  • If your hair has seen too many trips to the colorist, then chances are your parched strands could benefit from the Technician Color Care Mask which should be used twice weekly as a deep conditioning treatment.
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  • A small in-house café also sells juices and smoothies, just in case you're a bit parched after a spending spree here.
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  • Dry parched ends and stiff hair never look red carpet worthy.
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  • If you're tired of parched, frizzy and lifeless locks, it may be time to try Wen hair care products.
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  • Wen Hair and Body Oil: Hair oil is not just for parched and dry hair.
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  • If your hair is parched and in dire straights, you may find that switching to a sulfate-free shampoo helps to protect and hydrate your hair effectively.
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  • Warm or lukewarm baths and showers are best for preventing parched skin.
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  • Physical symptoms also appear; the face assumes an earthy colour, the body wastes, constipation is usually present to an extreme degree, the secretions become arrested, loss of appetite and indigestion follow and the mouth is parched.
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  • After a long day in the hot, dry air it's time to relax and wet our parched throats with a cold drink of water.
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  • parched with thirst with nothing to eat or drink beside the little bit of rain that remained in the puddle beside them.
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  • The ground so parched, the shrubs dropping leaves in an effort to just hang in there till the rain.
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  • And the parched ground shall become a watered place, and the thirsty land springs of water.
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  • It 's time to relax and wet parched throats, Shop shut, last customer kicked out in the air.
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  • The parched environment and a dilapidated cottage framed the weather-beaten figure of Charlie.
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  • I was parched and kept thinking of the cold lemonade that would quench my thirst. 
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  • Licking our lips only aggravates this dehydrating process as the salvia evaporates quickly, leaving the lips even more parched then before.
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  • Using a moisturizer is also recommended as pressed powder can cling to the dry patches on your face and give away your parched secret.
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  • Fear not the matte finish of lip stains, as most will not dry out lips or cause them to feel cracked or parched.
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  • These Milk Proteins and Demake Up Wipes by Korres are ideal for individuals with parched skin.
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  • In a world where so many eye makeup removers tend to leave the skin feeling parched and uncomfortable, there's always room for one like this.
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  • When first applying, it feels very wet, but dries without making lips feel parched.
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  • For this reason Fekkai's Shea Butter Hair Mask should be used as a deep conditioning treatment to restore a natural oil balance to parched hair.
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  • Several formulas are available based on your hair type, whether your hair tends to get oily or is parched from chemical treatments.
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  • Also, be sure you have plenty of drinks on hand since players will get quite parched.
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  • Even though your skin is far from dry, it is important you use a gentle cleanser to prevent your glands from taking a dramatic turn for the other extreme, leaving you parched and flaky.
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  • It's a must for anyone with parched skin, but other skin types can also benefit from this basic product.
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  • Don't let its lightweight texture fool you; this formula is effective enough to heal even the most parched skin.
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  • If your skin is seriously parched, slather on this Bliss Lemon and Sage Body Butter.
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  • Ideal for individuals with very dry skin, this cream is worth a try if it means alleviating those parched, dry spots.
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  • Parched skin can be irritating and uncomfortable, but having a reliable dry skin relief lotion in your repertoire can make all the difference in the world.
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  • ShiKai Borage Dry Skin Therapy Lotion: An absolute dream product for anyone dealing with parched skin, Borage's product is recognized as an industry and consumer favorite.
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  • It also intensely hydrates parched skin, contributing to an overall healthier appearance.
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  • This heat is so arid and dry that it instantly causes the skin to respond, leaving behind parched, desperately dehydrated skin.
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  • If you're tired of parched, dry, frazzled and fried locks, perhaps it's time you quench your tresses with Wen's rich and decadent cleansing formula and rehydrate your hair and style in just one step.
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