Thesaurus / desolation
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Unlike corporate behemoths of an earlier age, Amazon doesn’t want an enormous corporate campus, with a security perimeter, designated entrances and a lush landscape of meticulously curated grassy desolation and green despair.
THE HELIX IS A DISTRACTION. AMAZON’S NEW HEADQUARTERS WILL CHANGE MORE THAN JUST ITS ARLINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD.PHILIP KENNICOTTFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Saudi photographer Moath Alofi evokes desolation with a wide shot of desert sprinkled with abandoned cars.
IN THE GALLERIES: MIDDLE EAST ARTISTS EXAMINE SHELTERING IN PLACE AMID PANDEMICMARK JENKINSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The door was open, and the woman and the child stood dumbfounded and overwhelmed in a scene of incredible desolation.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee, shall perish: and the Gentiles shall be wasted with desolation.
Under the type of breaking a potter's vessel, the prophet foresheweth the desolation of the Jews for their sins.
And all this land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment: and all these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
A prophecy of the desolation of Moab for their pride: but their captivity shall at last be released.
For as she rejoiced at thy ruin, and was glad of thy fall: so shall she be grieved for her own desolation.
All the promised fruits of the Revolution had disappeared, and desolation and crime alone were realized.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Ephraim shall be in desolation in the day of rebuke: among the tribes of Israel I have shewn that which shall surely be.
WORDS RELATED TO DESOLATION
- anvil chorus
- bad news
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