The rill was a parched ravine now, as though some convulsion of the earth had bled the region dry of its lifeblood.
The Witch swallowed to moisten her parched throat.
This is a parched , rocky wasteland in the heat of the day; by night it is a moonscape in which Max's establishment twinkles surreally.
Stretching west and south of the Great Salt Lake, the Bonneville Salt Flats are known for their parched , blinding summertime dazzle.
A large window looks out onto a parched golf course, while inside the air-conditioned office a putter and golf balls litter the carpet.
Taking his parched lips into his mouth, he raked his fingers through his hair and prayed that his cousin had chosen an obscure route to Scotland and had thought to cover up his tracks.
Fools indeed could not appreciate the welcome mist of rain upon a sweating face; the brilliant dew feeding parched fields, and the still wonder that was life's breath.
That leaves only brave activists like the ‘Samaritan patrol’ to drive the desert leaving buckets of water in remote spots for the parched refugees.
The rich fields that had fed thousands turned to charred, brown earth, parched and useless.
Our Puritan fathers lived on parched corn, but they talked about God.