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used in The Two Towers

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dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; or very thirsty
  • For the Entwives were bent and browned by their labour; their hair parched by the sun to the hue of ripe corn and their cheeks like red apples.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (58% in)
  • I'm parched.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (1% in)
  • The air, as it seemed to them, grew harsh, and filled with a bitter reek that caught their breath and parched their mouths.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (74% in)

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