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Synonyms for desert

abandon

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leave

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abscond

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Synonyms for desert

a tract of unproductive land

something justly deserved

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

Synonyms for desert

arid land with little or no vegetation

leave someone who needs or counts on you

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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leave behind

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Desert climates have lots of sunshine but they are dry and arid and you need to take extra special care of your skin to keep it looking great.
By 2009, the nursery had grown an extensive collection of plants - with species from different parts of the world - all grown with such delicate care that they have become acclimatised to survive in the UAE's desert climate today.
The Village Farms greenhouse facility in west Texas is situated in an arid high desert climate of the Upper Rio Grande region where the water table resides several hundred feet below the surface.
The desert climate facilitates our partially solar powered home, with plans to scale up in coming years.
Even in the extreme desert climate of Las Vegas, the store is cool and comfortable while saving energy, according to the company.
Commanders and their staffs inventoried their stocks, essayed the kind and quantities of equipment and supplies required for operations in the severe desert climate, and coordinated their movement plans with national and international logistics networks.
The Grass-to-Xeriscape landscape Rebate approved by the city council in June is encouraging use of plants appropriate to Mesa's desert climate.
In a desert climate, you won't get a rain forest," says Letourneau.
Lynx choppers struggled in the desert climate of extreme heat and thin air, said aviation experts.
If you're drawn to the southeastern corner of Utah, especially in late April, the daytime mercury rarely exceeds 70 degrees, even in this arid desert climate.
The picturesque city of Phoenix, with its expansive mountain ranges and desert climate, provided a serene setting for this ground-breaking four-day event.
In a simulated desert climate, ERDC's Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) found (through independent, certified laboratory testing) that cotton duck material performs best.
I have not witnessed any crisis that so vividly combines the worst of everything ( armed conflict, acts of extreme violence, great tides of desperate refugees, hunger and disease, an unforgiving desert climate and now the threat of locusts.
At Camp Virginia, members of the team will undergo training to get used to the desert climate before traveling north to Samawah.