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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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Considering discard the theory of climax and rangeland succession model in recent years especially in arid regions and shrub lands, the new theory known as the state and transition model is taken into consideration by natural sciences and environmental specialistsb in the world.
James Pick conducts a methodologically rich analysis of the demographics of the arid region composed by the border of the United States and Mexico.
COUNTRYSIDE: In the March/April issue, Jamie Jackson asked how the water was collected in the arid region of South America.
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September 24, 2008 (AL FASHER) -- The African Union-United Nations hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has lost a South African peacekeeper that was stung by a scorpion in the arid region of western Sudan.
Gripped by some sort of insanity, we, or our ancestors, decided it would be a bright idea to move to an arid region of deserts and chaparral.
During the night, Ahmed and 30 families fled their village in Darfur--a vast, arid region of western Sudan.
Peter McPhee has chosen a territory he knows well, an isolated and arid region in southern Languedoc, the Corbieres, part of the Aude department.
He further said that she underscored Kuwait's earnestness in dealing with water issues as the country is in an arid region devoid of accessible fresh water resources.
This project is located in an arid region where temperatures reach up to 50 degrees celcius during the summer.
He stated while chairing a meeting of different agriculture departments of Punjab at University to discuss and formulate working paper for forthcoming P&D meeting on the Water Vision and development of arid region of Chief Minister Punjab.
In response to the Abu Dhabi leadership's compelling declaration that water is more important than oil in the United Arab Emirates, the 2013 International Water Summit from 15 - 17 January 2013 is a bold first step in this arid region to develop the strategic action plans and innovative solutions needed to safeguard this invaluable resource with as little environmental impact as possible.
The remote, arid region, close to the border with Ethiopia, was hit by a series of earthquakes earlier the same day, data from the United States Geographical Survey showed, with the biggest reaching 5.
Papers from the conference, 67 in all, are presented here under the headings: hydrological modeling, groundwater flow and remediation, reservoirs and lakes, coastal and estuarial problems, water quality, pollution control, river basin management, water management and planning, wastewater treatment and management, irrigation problems, residential water management, sustainable water use, and arid region problems.