droughts: Associated Words
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Prefix/Suffix
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Number of Syllables
  • parching
    • verb cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
      sear.
      • The sun parched the earth

  • parch
    • verb cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
      sear.
      • The sun parched the earth

  • sahel
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • droughts
    • noun a shortage of rainfall
      drouth.
      • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
    • noun a prolonged shortage
      drouth.
      • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

  • hydrological
    Of or pertaining to hydrology.
  • occur
    • verb come to pass
      fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
      • What is happening?
      • The meeting took place off without an incidence
      • Nothing occurred that seemed important
    • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
      come.
      • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
      • A great idea then came to her

  • periodic
    • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
      periodical.
      • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust
    • adjective satellite recurring or reappearing from time to time
      occasional.
      • periodic feelings of anxiety

  • occurred
    • verb come to pass
      fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
      • What is happening?
      • The meeting took place off without an incidence
      • Nothing occurred that seemed important
    • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
      come.
      • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
      • A great idea then came to her

  • nino
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • alternated
    • noun someone who takes the place of another person
      replacement; surrogate.
    • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
      jump.

  • recurring
    • adjective satellite coming back
      revenant.
      • a revenant ghost
    • verb happen or occur again
      repeat; recur.
      • This is a recurring story

  • lasting
    • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
      permanent.
      • permanent secretary to the president
      • permanent address
      • literature of permanent value
    • verb persist for a specified period of time
      last; endure.
      • The bad weather lasted for three days

  • devastating
    • adjective satellite making light of
      withering; annihilating.
      • afire with annihilating invective
      • a devastating portrait of human folly
      • to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
    • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
      desolate; devastate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
      • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

  • plagued
    • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
      pestilence; pestis; pest.
    • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
      pestilence; pest.

  • recurrent
    • adjective satellite recurring again and again
      repeated; perennial.
      • perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements

  • parched
    • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
      adust; scorched; baked; sunbaked.
      • a vast desert all adust
      • land lying baked in the heat
      • parched soil
      • the earth was scorched and bare
      • sunbaked salt flats
    • verb cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
      sear; parch.
      • The sun parched the earth

  • severest
    • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
      terrible; wicked.
      • severe pain
      • a severe case of flu
      • a terrible cough
      • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
      • a wicked cough
    • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
      knockout; hard.
      • strong winds
      • a hard left to the chin
      • a knockout punch
      • a severe blow

  • devastated
    • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
      desolate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
      • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
    • verb overwhelm or overpower
      • He was devastated by his grief when his son died

  • prolonged
    • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
      lengthy; extended; protracted; drawn-out.
      • a drawn-out argument
      • an extended discussion
      • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
      • a prolonged and bitter struggle
      • protracted negotiations
    • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
      prolong; protract; draw out; extend.
      • We prolonged our stay
      • She extended her visit by another day
      • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

  • occurring
    • verb come to pass
      fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
      • What is happening?
      • The meeting took place off without an incidence
      • Nothing occurred that seemed important
    • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
      come.
      • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
      • A great idea then came to her

  • searing
    • adjective satellite severely critical
    • verb make very hot and dry
      sear; scorch.
      • The heat scorched the countryside

  • affecting
    • adjective satellite arousing affect
      poignant; touching.
      • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
      • poignant grief cannot endure forever
      • his gratitude was simple and touching
    • verb have an effect upon
      impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
      • Will the new rules affect me?

  • catastrophic
    • adjective satellite extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
      ruinous.
      • a catastrophic depression
      • catastrophic illness
      • a ruinous course of action

  • exacerbated
    • verb make worse
      worsen; aggravate; exasperate.
      • This drug aggravates the pain
    • verb exasperate or irritate
      aggravate; exasperate.

  • severe
    • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
      terrible; wicked.
      • severe pain
      • a severe case of flu
      • a terrible cough
      • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
      • a wicked cough
    • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
      knockout; hard.
      • strong winds
      • a hard left to the chin
      • a knockout punch
      • a severe blow

  • caused
    • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
      • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
    • noun a justification for something existing or happening
      reason; grounds.
      • he had no cause to complain
      • they had good reason to rejoice

  • protracted
    • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
      lengthy; extended; prolonged; drawn-out.
      • a drawn-out argument
      • an extended discussion
      • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
      • a prolonged and bitter struggle
      • protracted negotiations
    • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
      prolong; protract; draw out; extend.
      • We prolonged our stay
      • She extended her visit by another day
      • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

  • recur
    • verb happen or occur again
      repeat.
      • This is a recurring story
    • verb return in thought or speech to something
      go back.

  • cyclical
    • adjective recurring in cycles
      cyclic.

  • hit
    • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
      • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
    • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
      hitting; striking.
      • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
      • after three misses she finally got a hit

  • seasonal
    • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
      seasonal worker.
    • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
      • seasonal labor
      • a seasonal rise in unemployment

  • ravaged
    • adjective satellite having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
      despoiled; sacked; pillaged; raped.
      • the raped countryside
    • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
      ravage; harry.

  • crippling
    • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
      disabling; incapacitating.
      • a crippling injury
    • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
      stultify; cripple.
      • This measure crippled our efforts
      • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

  • affect
    • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
    • verb have an effect upon
      impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
      • Will the new rules affect me?

  • jamestown
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word. More None Meaning
  • periodically
    • adverb in a sporadic manner
      sporadically.
      • he only works sporadically

  • frequent
    • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
      shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
    • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
      haunt.
      • She haunts the ballet

  • threaten
    • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
      jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; menace.
      • The pollution is endangering the crops
    • verb to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"

  • meteorological
    • adjective of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions
      meteoric; meteorologic.
      • meteorological factors
      • meteorological chart
      • meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena

  • alternating
    • adjective (of a current) reversing direction
      • alternating current
    • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
      jump; alternate.

  • withstands
    • verb resist or confront with resistance
      defy; hold; hold up.
      • The politician defied public opinion
      • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
      • The bridge held
    • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
      resist; hold out; stand firm.

  • struck
    • adjective satellite (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
      stricken; smitten.
      • conscience-smitten
      • awe-struck
    • verb deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
      strike.
      • The teacher struck the child
      • the opponent refused to strike
      • The boxer struck the attacker dead

  • disastrous
    • adjective satellite (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
      fatal; calamitous; black; fateful.
      • the stock market crashed on Black Friday
      • a calamitous defeat
      • the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign
      • such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin
      • it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur
      • a fateful error

  • tend
    • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
      run; incline; lean; be given.
      • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
      • These dresses run small
      • He inclined to corpulence
    • verb have care of or look after
      • She tends to the children

  • hydrologic
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • afflicted
    • adjective satellite grievously affected especially by disease
      stricken.
    • verb cause great unhappiness for; distress
      afflict.
      • she was afflicted by the death of her parents

  • unseasonable
    • adjective not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
      • a sudden unseasonable blizzard
      • unseasonable bright blue weather in November
    • adjective satellite badly timed
      untimely; wrong; ill-timed.
      • an ill-timed intervention
      • you think my intrusion unseasonable
      • an untimely remark
      • it was the wrong moment for a joke

  • causing
    • noun the act of causing something to happen
      causation.
    • verb give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
      do; make; cause.
      • cause a commotion
      • make a stir
      • cause an accident

  • lasted
    • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
      finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
      • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
      • the market was up at the finish
      • they were playing better at the close of the season
    • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
      • he was the last to leave
      • he finished an inglorious last

  • scorching
    • adjective satellite hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface
      • scorching heat
    • verb make very hot and dry
      sear; scorch.
      • The heat scorched the countryside

  • during
    In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.
  • successive
    • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
      consecutive; serial; sequential; sequent.
      • serial concerts

  • affected
    • adjective acted upon; influenced
    • verb have an effect upon
      impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
      • Will the new rules affect me?

  • worst
    • noun the least favorable outcome
      • the worst that could happen
    • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
      • the invaders did their worst
      • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

  • experienced
    • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
      experient.
    • verb go or live through
      see; go through; experience.
      • We had many trials to go through
      • he saw action in Viet Nam

  • episodic
    • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
      • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
    • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
      occasional.
      • episodic in his affections
      • occasional headaches

  • ruined
    • adjective satellite destroyed physically or morally
      destroyed.
    • verb destroy completely; damage irreparably
      destroy; ruin.
      • You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
      • The tears ruined her make-up

  • summer
    • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
      summertime.
      • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
    • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
      • the golden summer of his life

  • adversely
    • adverb in an adverse manner
      • she was adversely affected by the new regulations

  • consecutive
    • adjective satellite one after the other
      back-to-back.
      • back-to-back home runs
    • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
      serial; sequential; sequent; successive.
      • serial concerts



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Collocation words for "droughts" are words related to "droughts" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "droughts" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "droughts" or by the count of syllables each word has.