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verb as in abandon


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Realizing they were effectively marooned, the sergeants ordered the riot squad off the bus.

Hundreds of cars were marooned and thousands of cars were abandoned.

Peering over the edge you can find a bounty of fish marooned in a thick, tomato-based broth.

From Fortune

Known primarily for his offensive rebounding and defense, Thompson was marooned in Cleveland on bad teams in recent years and was due for a change of scenery, especially after the Cavaliers traded for Andre Drummond at last year’s trade deadline.

Masked stragglers stood marooned at different bus and taxi stops, open in their despair.

Houses sit together at their tables in dining halls under maroon banners emblazoned with their names.

In his opulent maroon suit, Dickens flaunts his fame and fortune with so little subtlety he makes Kanye West appear modest.

We all remember when Levine shot to fame with Maroon 5's Songs About Jane.

It stayed at the top for three days, out-pacing tracks by Maroon 5, Kendrick Lamar, and 50 Cent.

Halle Berry won the same award in 2002 for Monster's Ball when she dazzled in a semi-sheer, maroon Elie Saab gown.

A low slung maroon roadster came down the street and nosed into the mouth of the tarvia drive at Joseph's gate.

It is a dark maroon-colored leaf, and contains a large proportion of the nicotine oil.

More than one season have we spent in the house of old Abu Maroon, the village carpenter.

The seat covers were made of plastic in a maroon and blue plaid pattern.

A straw hat with a particularly narrow brim was adorned with a ribbon of alternating bars of maroon and grey.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maroon, such as: isolate, strand, beach, desert, forsake, and leave.

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