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  • as inwaste
  • as inwilderness/wilds
  • as inwilderness
  • as inbadlands
  • as indesert

synonyms for barrens

  • badlands
  • barren
  • bog
  • brush
  • bush
  • desert
  • fen
  • jungle
  • marsh
  • marshland
  • moor
  • quagmire
  • solitude
  • swamp
  • tundra
  • void
  • wasteland
  • wild
  • wilderness
  • wilds
  • brushland
  • dust bowl
  • back country
  • boondocks
  • bush
  • desert
  • forest
  • hinterland
  • jungle
  • outback
  • waste
  • wasteland
  • wild
  • back of beyond
  • badland
  • middle of nowhere
  • primeval forest
  • back country
  • outback
  • jungle
  • wasteland
  • desert
  • forest
  • boondocks
  • bush
  • hinterland
  • wild
  • waste
  • wilds
  • badland
  • boonies
  • primeval forest
  • no-man's land
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antonyms for barrens

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  • development
  • hoarding
  • possessions
  • saving
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    How to use barrens in a sentence

    Everywhere the small man has been forced to retire into forests, deserts, and icy barrens before the taller and stronger man.
    MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
    Unproductive wastes, sandy barrens, and useless underbrush now greet the eye.
    OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
    We see him emerging upon the Kentucky barrens which were covered with vegetation and open for the sweep of the eye.
    THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
    It is supposed that the pine barrens towards Texas, if explored, would add to the number.
    A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
    From this appearance it was inferred that the soil was of inferior quality, and these tracts were denominated "barrens."
    A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
    The term "barrens" is now applied extensively in the West to the same description of country.
    A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
    Probably one half of the earth's surface, in a state of nature, was prairies or barrens.
    A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
    Like all other tracts of country, the barrens present a considerable diversity of soil.
    A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
    The north-west part chiefly prairies and barrens, including the large and fertile prairies of Portage and Terre Coupe.
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    Wherever timber barely sufficient for present purposes can be found, a person need not hesitate to settle in the barrens.
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    WORDS RELATED TO BARRENS

    • barren
    • barrens
    • desert
    • waste
    • wasteland
    • back country
    • badland
    • barrens
    • boondocks
    • boonies
    • bush
    • desert
    • forest
    • hinterland
    • jungle
    • no-man's land
    • outback
    • primeval forest
    • waste
    • wasteland
    • wild
    • wilds
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