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deserted

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

left unoccupied or unused
  • we had the deserted beach all to ourselves

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deserted

verb
past tense of desert

Synonyms & Antonyms of deserted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another
  • the volunteer became disillusioned with his candidate and deserted to a political rival

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2 to cause to remain behind
  • deserted the kids at the food court for some independent shopping

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“Deserted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deserted. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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