desolate

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Synonyms for desolate

Synonyms for desolate

Synonyms for desolate

leave someone who needs or counts on you

reduce in population

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cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

providing no shelter or sustenance

crushed by grief

References in classic literature ?
A furious gale stormed across the country, scourging it with desolating drifts of sleet.
Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
Married--to the traitor who had not shrunk from betraying Arnold's trust in him, and desolating Arnold's home.
One sudden and desolating change had taken place; but a thousand little circumstances might have by degrees worked other alterations, which, although they were done more tranquilly, might not be the less decisive.
I go away with feelings that may be conceived but cannot be described, feeling within myself that desolating truth that my best affections have experienced this night a stifler