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Drought

Pronunciation: drout
n.1.Dryness; want of rain or of water; especially, such dryness of the weather as affects the earth, and prevents the growth of plants; aridity.
The drought of March hath pierced to the root.
- Chaucer.
In a drought the thirsty creatures cry.
- Dryden.
2.Thirst; want of drink.
3.Scarcity; lack.
Noun1.drought - a temporary shortage of rainfall
2.drought - a prolonged shortage
absence, appetite, aridity, aridness, beggary, canine appetite, corkiness, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, deprivation, destitution, dryness, emptiness, empty stomach, famine, hollow hunger, hunger, hungriness, imperfection, impoverishment, incompleteness, juicelessness, lack, need, omission, polydipsia, relish, saplessness, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, starvation, stomach, sweet tooth, tapeworm, taste, thirst, thirstiness, torment of Tantalus, want, wantage, waterlessness, watertight integrity, watertightness
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