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  • The feeling of desolation persisted when they turned off the road at the squadron.
  • It was a desolate, cratered face, sooty with care like an abandoned mining town.
  • He enjoyed listening to Nately, whose maudlin, bittersweet lamentations mirrored much of his own romantic desolation and never failed to evoke in him resurgent tides of longing for his wife and children.
  • Her desolation was pathetic as she sat with her tempestuous, proud, lovely head bowed, her shoulders sagging, her spirit melting.

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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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