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Adjective
Uninhabited and desolate
“As they sat on gray folding chairs in the desert wasteland, the war seemed to be in dismal shape.”
Adjective
Like a desert
“I looked at the scorching desert sand as the silvery moon was cooling it.”
Noun
A waterless, desolate area of land with little or no vegetation, typically one covered with sand
“The vehicles have been modified to suit conditions in the desert.”
Noun
A situation or place considered dull and uninteresting
“The Istanbul of the 1970s was considered to be something of a cultural desert - certainly in terms of classical music.”
Noun
That which is deserved or merited
Verb
To cause to remain behind
“… deserted the kids at the food court for some independent shopping.”
Verb
Illegally leave the armed forces
“After that, the troops began to desert en masse.”
Verb
To leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation
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