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Sample sentences for the GRE study word parched

parched can be used as a adj

1.Ryder passed his tongue over his parched lips. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.We moistened the parched lips, and the patient quickly revived. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.His mouth twitched, and his parched tongue seemed unable to articulate. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.A sigh of relief broke from his parched lips, and the colour came back to his cheeks. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.To make his bleak winds kiss my parched lip. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.I feel yet parched with horror, nor can I reflect on that terrible moment without shuddering and agony. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7."Good night," answered the young man, passing up the steps and wiping his parched mouth with a handkerchief. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
8.Often, when all was dry, the heavens cloudless, and I was parched by thirst, a slight cloud would bedim the sky, shed the few drops that revived me, and vanish. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
9.His heart began to sink within him he endeavored to resume his psalm tune, but his parched tongue clove to the roof of his mouth, and he could not utter a stave. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

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