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OTHER WORDS FROM desertedun·de·sert·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for deserted
Rural churches were deserted, and the connection between the land and the bounty of harvests was gone.
One theory holds that Gedi was deserted to avoid the advancing nomadic Galla tribe coming from Somalia.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The owner rescued pieces from deserted monasteries to decorate the hotel.
An absentee father is loitering about with his son and namesake, Mason Jr., at a deserted concert hall.The Making of ‘Boyhood’: Richard Linklater’s 12-Year Journey to Create An American Masterpiece|Marlow Stern|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why did they pick him out of all those thousands who deserted?
At one time the Mosque was deserted by all except one machine-gun officer, who continued to work his gun single-handed.With the British Army in The Holy Land|Henry Osmond Lock
They were at the deserted hut now; and Granny Dale got down and took the trembling beast out of the shafts, and led him in.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
Do you think, Dr. Paul, that he has then deserted his little daughter?The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
And if he has deserted me, and gone to America, then its your fault.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
His power of speech seemed to have deserted him, and he shook all over like an aspen-leaf.Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue|Warren T. Ashton