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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of desert.
- adj. abandoned
- adj. desolate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having no residents.
- adj. no longer used by people.
- adj. remote from civilization.
- adj. being left by another without support or assistance; left in the lurch; -- of people.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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"These are what they call the deserted beds," he said again.
The pilot and third officer loomed above him, as did the man at the wheel, a bulky German, deserted from a warship, whom he had signed on in Rangoon.
The majority of horror movies are set in deserted areas with limited proximity to towns and major cities.
It has been stored in deserted mines, and used to build a golf course in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Sea on the west, more sailors deserted from the whale-ships to the north, and they all starved together in right brotherly fashion.
It is estimated that the number of military personnel who have deserted from the ranks and who have stated, from their actions, that they will not fight in an illegal and immoral war for imperialist America, numbers approximately 8,000.
MORE than 6000 men and women have deserted from the US army since the invasion of Iraq in March 2003.
According to the oral tradition, in the mid-eighteenth century, Peter Kerrivan and some companions jumped ship at St. John's and deserted from the British Navy.
One reason for its now being deserted is certainly the seven k of bad but passable road that leads to it.
He was a 12-year-old street urchin deserted by his mother after they moved to Cambridge,