Wednesday Word of the Day: Drought

An example of what a drought can do!
Wow, what a drought!
When you move to California, you will immediately hear people using the word “drought.” What does it mean?
 
drought
drout/
noun
 
Drought Definition: a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this.
synonyms: dry spell, lack of rain, shortage of water
source: Google
 
Example sentences:
It hasn’t rained in California for so long, the drought is turning the state into a dessert.
 
The drought killed all of our crops!
 
 
Drought can also be used more creatively…
 
Example Sentence:
I’m in such a drought right now, no one is giving me any business!
 
My love-life is in a drought, I need a boyfriend to give me life again!
 
At the time of this writing, we are happy to say that all the recent rain has pulled California out of a drought!
 
Can you make a sentence using the word drought? Give it a try!
 
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