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desolate

How to sign: devastate or ravage
"The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion";

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Similiar / Same: lay waste to, devastate, ravage, scourge, waste

Categories: destroy, ruin

Within this category: ruin

desolate

How to sign: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
"The mother deserted her children";

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Similiar / Same: forsake, desert, abandon

Categories: leave

Within this category: ditch, expose, maroon, walk out

desolate

How to sign: pitiable in circumstances especially through abandonment
"desolate and despairing"; "left forlorn";

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Similiar / Same: forlorn, lorn, godforsaken

desolate

How to sign: reduce in population
"The epidemic depopulated the countryside";

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Similiar / Same: depopulate

Categories: reduce, shrink

desolate

How to sign: made uninhabitable
"upon this blasted heath"- Shakespeare; "a wasted landscape";

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Similiar / Same: blasted, desolated, devastated, ravaged, ruined, wasted

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