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Synonyms for desert

abandon

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leave

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abscond

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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

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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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Second, assuming that the fear of prosecution for political crimes eliminates the presumption of state protection accorded to courts in an asylum-seeker's country of nationality, I address whether military desertions are indeed "political crimes.
The latest desertion occurred in Orakzai tribal district, where the security forces.
The Army, Navy and Air Force reported 7,978 desertions in 2001, compared with 3,456 in 2005.
But the MoD insists there has been no big increase in desertions since the start of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.
72) An inevitable conclusion is that some wives may have been more successful in their desertions if they had managed to stay chaste.
During that same period, there were 42 desertions, with 12 returning, he said.
1909: It was reported that wife desertions were up for the third year running.
The other three battalions lost 2025% of their strength through desertions even before the fighting began.
Centrica helped the FTSE 100 Index to power ahead today by plotting fresh cost cuts and slowing the rate of customer desertions from its British Gas arm.
A first-person view of the ups, downs, backstabbing, money-jockeying, desertions, loneliness and more in an often cutthroat business world, The Cash Cage is not only an engrossing personal story, but also a no-holds-barred "how-to" guide for anyone struggling to break into the business, curious individuals seeking to learn the pitfalls of the trade, and in fact anyone determined to grapple with adversity.
Action must be taken if this season is not to just peter out before Christmas and more mass desertions by the fans.
But even after the legal battles were settled, the Champ Car World Series began laboring over schedules, car counts and desertions.
It reports the ship's position and the weather; the taking on of stores, repairing of leaks, and making of hats; collisions, desertions, courts martial, religious services, a minstrel show, visitors, occasional chases and gun battles, and long periods of waiting for weather and orders.
MASS desertions from the Iraqi army and the defection of senior figures from within Saddam Hussein's ruling family circle were under way as the countdown to a British and US invasion reached its final hours last night.
The spokesman said the recruitment plan is intended to fill existing vacancies, not to increase the number troops in the 100,000-member army, which has long been plagued by desertions.