(1) The early light promised a hot, dry southern day, the sky gleaming like hot metal, the summer smell of parched weeds making the air difficult to breathe.(2) That leaves only brave activists like the ‘Samaritan patrol’ to drive the desert leaving buckets of water in remote spots for the parched refugees.(3) The grass was less than perfect, parched patches dotted the lawn, and numerous dandelions stuck up here and there making the landscape ugly.(4) The Witch swallowed to moisten her parched throat.(5) 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.(6) His parched lips parted and the words were finally whole.(7) The landscape began to explode with life, strange mosses rising out of the parched earth.(8) I had a splitting headache and was very parched .(9) Our Puritan fathers lived on parched corn, but they talked about God.(10) A large window looks out onto a parched golf course, while inside the air-conditioned office a putter and golf balls litter the carpet.(11) With no proper eating utensils, he followed the actions of the family he had been unwillingly adopted into, tipping the bowl so the warm fluid could find its way into his parched throat.(12) Most versions begin with the mortal archer Hou Yi, who shoots down a number of rogue suns which have been turning the earth into a parched wasteland thousands of years ago.(13) In Florida, April is the cruelest month, dropping oak pollen onto the parched earth.(14) Stretching west and south of the Great Salt Lake, the Bonneville Salt Flats are known for their parched , blinding summertime dazzle.(15) Watershed researchers want to learn how far they travel when sudden summer thunderstorms send them rolling and tumbling along the dry stream beds of the parched Southwest.(16) The rill was a parched ravine now, as though some convulsion of the earth had bled the region dry of its lifeblood.