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synonyms for fallow

  • idle
  • slack
  • virgin
  • dormant
  • inert
  • neglected
  • quiescent
  • resting
  • uncultivated
  • undeveloped
  • unplanted
  • unplowed
  • unproductive
  • unseeded
  • untilled
  • unused
  • vacant
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antonyms for fallow

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  • active
  • cultivated
  • developed
  • used
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How to use fallow in a sentence

There are reports of farmers allowing fields to go fallow this spring because there probably will not be enough water to sustain some crops through the season.
CALIFORNIA FACING DROUGHT CRISIS AS WATER SHORTAGES MOUNT AND FIRE DANGER ESCALATESDIANA LEONARD, LARIS KARKLISMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If their dispute is not resolved in the next few weeks, Crummell could remain fallow for years to come.
CHILDREN IN IVY CITY HAVE ALREADY WAITED TOO LONG FOR A PLACE TO PLAYTHERESA VARGASMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If their dispute is not resolved in the next few weeks, Crummell could remain fallow for years to come, a prospect that infuriates residents such as Brenda Ingram, who lives down the street, in a house next door to where she grew up.
INSIDE THE HOUSING SHOWDOWN IN D.C.’S IVY CITY, WHERE KIDS HAVE NO PLACE TO PLAYPAUL SCHWARTZMANMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By allowing fields to lie fallow, or planting cover crops, they can return nutrients to the soil.
HUMANITY’S GREATEST ALLY AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE EARTH ITSELFSARAH KAPLANAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hachimura had 17 points but, like Beal, was fallow from beyond the arc, missing his three attempts.
WIZARDS ARE OFF THE MARK AGAIN, FALL AT HOME TO KINGS AS SKID REACHES FIVEAVA WALLACEMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In no farm, however, is the fallow laid aside; it is considered as indispensable for wheat, and on poor lands for rye.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
This appears clear from Aristotle placing the bubalus with the stags and fallow deer, and not with the oxen.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
There are many herds of them in the royal menagerie; and they produce together as freely as the fallow-deer.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
It would be a difficult point to determine the original species of the fallow-deer.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The smallest roe-bucks are generally of a fallow colour, and the largest brown.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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WORDS RELATED TO FALLOW

  • arid
  • depleted
  • desert
  • desolate
  • dry
  • effete
  • empty
  • fallow
  • fruitless
  • impotent
  • impoverished
  • infecund
  • infertile
  • parched
  • sterile
  • unbearing
  • uncultivable
  • unfertile
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • waste
  • abeyant
  • asleep
  • closed down
  • comatose
  • down
  • fallow
  • inert
  • inoperative
  • latent
  • lethargic
  • lurking
  • on the shelf
  • out of action
  • passive
  • potential
  • prepatent
  • quiescent
  • sidelined
  • slack
  • sluggish
  • slumbering
  • smoldering
  • suspended
  • torpid
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