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desolate
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  • Very possibly I had been feeling desolate.
  • ’I cannot convey the sense of abominable desolation that hung over the world.
  • Still slower, until the dim outlines of a desolate beach grew visible.
  • ’Far away up the desolate slope I heard a harsh scream, and saw a thing like a huge white butterfly go slanting and fluttering up into the sky and, circling, disappear over some low hillocks beyond.

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  • The photos show the desolate surface of the moon.
  • It is in her book of desolate desert photographs.

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