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Where we may once have pined for our cubicles or our commutes, we would now feel bereft without our porch swing and our sectional couch.
HOMECOMINGS USED TO FEEL SPECIAL. BUT THAT WAS BEFORE WE SPENT ALL OUR TIME AT HOME.LIZ LANGLEYFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She said she understands the need for more housing and economic growth but worries new construction will be both unaffordable and bereft of green space.
NEIGHBORS MOUNT EFFORT TO DEFEND ARLINGTON’S TREES FROM DEVELOPMENTJUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is a party that is immune to facts and bereft of decency.
STOP TRYING TO SAVE THE GOP. IT’S HOPELESS.JENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With a high temperature of 40 — four degrees below normal — and tree branches bereft of leaves, Saturday was obviously wintry.
ON SATURDAY, BLUE SKY GAVE FEW SIGNS OF GATHERING STORMMARTIN WEILJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Anyone seeking mutual understanding—let alone dignity—left bereft.
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ‘APOLITICAL CULTURE’RHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
She stood there as if Garnache's words had turned her into marble, bereft of speech through very rage.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But he now spoke to one bereft of sense—of any feeling save that of choking, withering, blighting agony.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Oh, heart-broken at the sight of one son dead and the other dying, I was bereft of reasoning!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
If he fell, the monument would find itself bereft of all its elegance, split as by some long and irreparable crack.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
When it could be kept from him no longer the truth was broken to him gently, but it almost bereft him of reason.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO BEREFT

  • alone
  • bereft
  • cast aside
  • cast away
  • derelict
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • discarded
  • dissipated
  • dropped
  • dumped
  • eliminated
  • empty
  • forgotten
  • forlorn
  • forsaken
  • given up
  • godforsaken
  • jilted
  • left
  • left in the cold
  • left in the lurch
  • neglected
  • on the rocks
  • outcast
  • passed up
  • pigeon-holed
  • rejected
  • relinquished
  • shunned
  • side-tracked
  • sidelined
  • unoccupied
  • vacant
  • vacated
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