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How to use desolate in a sentence
Nothing beats hauling your truckload of beer coolers and puffy mattresses and folding chairs and half-cord of split pine into the hinterland and setting up a free campsite on some desolate piece of ground and proceeding to do nothing for a few days.
I have to close my eyes to picture how desolate my neighborhood looked last year, with most everything closed and the near-constant wail of ambulances in the background.Here's the One Post-Pandemic Resolution I Want To Keep | Susanna Schrobsdorff | May 23, 2021 | Time
This one sits high atop a desolate moor overlooking Maud’s seaside town and its even bleaker cheap carnival atmosphere.One Good Thing: The gorgeous horror movie St. Maud finds religious ecstasy in self-destruction | Aja Romano | May 14, 2021 | Vox
The real tragedy of Ethan Winters is that despite the game’s every effort to portray him as a desolate vessel for the player, his dogged, dumb persistence finally allowed a part of himself to pierce through.The real tragedy of Ethan Winters, Resident Evil’s ‘Village’ idiot | Gene Park | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The novel, an enormous influence on modern zombie horror, channels Atomic Age anxiety by depicting formerly bustling neighborhoods as newly desolate.Politics and the pandemic have changed how we imagine cities | Joanne McNeil | April 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Louisa also devotes much of her time to feeding underprivileged children in the desolate Kurland Village in South Africa.These Female Contemporaries Weren’t Afraid of Virginia Woolf | Louisa Treger | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here, only the twisting grey concrete under his tires disturbed the desolate wild.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo | Nina Strochlic | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 1979 I published desolate Angel/Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America.
He was visiting San Francisco and had questions about desolate Angel.
If anything, the ending of Mother Courage is even more desolate than that of Godot—at least Vladimir and Estragon had each other.
When she heard it there came before her imagination the figure of a man standing beside a desolate rock on the seashore.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
They burnt the chosen city of holiness, and made the streets thereof desolate according to the prediction of Jeremias.
When the funeral was over, and they returned to their desolate home, at the sight of the empty cradle Ramona broke down.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.
And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.
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