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parched
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I took out my small provisions and after having refreshed myself, I secured the remainder in a cave, whereof there were great numbers; I gathered plenty of eggs upon the rocks, and got a quantity of dry sea-weed, and parched grass, which I designed to kindle the next day, and roast my eggs as well as I could, for I had about me my flint, steel, match, and burning-glass.

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  • Nothing will grow in this parched soil.
  • Cactus is about all that will grow in this parched soil.

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