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parch

verb

1 parch

Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat:
— The sun parched the earth.

synonym: sear.

Roget 340: be dry etc. adj.. render dry etc. adj.; dry; dry up, soak up; sponge, swab, wipe; drain.    ... show more

Roget 382: be hot etc. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, ... show more

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more

Dutch: versmachten, blakeren, roosteren, schroeien, verschroeien, verzengen, zengen




Moby thesaurus: Sanforize, air-dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be in heat, blaze, blister, bloom, blot, boil, brand, broil, brush, burn, burn in, burn off, cast, cauterize, char ... show more.

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