dry vs parched: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: dry or parched

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dryverb

become dry or drier

drynoun

a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

dryadjective

lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless

dryadjective

humorously sarcastic or mocking

dryverb

remove the moisture from and make dry

dryadjective

practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages

dryadjective

free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet

dryadjective

having a large proportion of strong liquor

dryadjective

having no adornment or coloration

dryadjective

lacking warmth or emotional involvement

dryadjective

not producing milk

dryadjective

not shedding tears

dryadjective

(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish

dryadjective

(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation

dryadjective

unproductive especially of the expected results

dryadjective

used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

dryverb

lacking moisture or volatile components

dryverb

opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages

dryverb

without a mucous or watery discharge

parchedadjective

dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

parchedadjective

toasted or roasted slightly

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