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desolate


I - verb
1. leave someone who needs or counts on you;
leave in the lurch
- The mother deserted her children
Syn:
abandon, forsake, desert
Derivationally related forms:
desertion (for: desert), deserter (for: desert), desolation, forsaking (for: forsake), abandonment (for: abandon)
Hypernyms:
leave
Hyponyms:
expose, walk out, ditch, maroon, strand
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
2. reduce in population
- The epidemic depopulated the countryside
Syn:
depopulate
Derivationally related forms:
desolation, depopulation (for: depopulate)
Hypernyms:
shrink, reduce
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
- The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
Syn:
lay waste to, waste, devastate, ravage, scourge
Derivationally related forms:
scourge (for: scourge), ravage (for: ravage), ravaging (for: ravage), desolation, devastation (for: devastate), waster (for: waste)
Hypernyms:
destroy, ruin
Hyponyms:
ruin
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

II - adjective
1. providing no shelter or sustenance (Freq. 4)
- bare rocky hills
- barren lands
- the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
- the desolate surface of the moon
- a stark landscape
Syn:
bare, barren, bleak, stark
Similar to:
inhospitable
Derivationally related forms:
starkness (for: stark), bleakness (for: bleak), barren (for: barren), barrenness (for: barren), bareness (for: bare)
2. crushed by grief
- depressed and desolate of soul
- a low desolate wail
Similar to:
inconsolable, disconsolate, unconsolable

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