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  • as indesertion
  • as inwithdrawal

synonyms for marooning

  • betrayal
  • abrogation
  • apostasy
  • avoidance
  • backsliding
  • departure
  • derelict
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disavowal
  • divorce
  • elusion
  • escape
  • evasion
  • falseness
  • flight
  • forsaking
  • leaving
  • perfidy
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • retreat
  • secession
  • tergiversation
  • treachery
  • truancy
  • withdrawal
  • castoff
  • defecting
  • departing
  • disavowing
  • falling away
  • going back on
  • recreancy
  • running out on
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antonyms for marooning

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  • allowance
  • approval
  • arrival
  • coming
  • meeting
  • ratification
  • stay
  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • staying
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How to use marooning in a sentence

The men have been talking about her and, many of them, favour not the trouble of marooning those on board of her.
KATE BONNETFRANK R. STOCKTON
Now it lay astern, and Moran could see the planet that had been chosen for his marooning.
PLANET OF DREADMURRAY LEINSTER
It was by my instructions that Goff didn't appear in the marooning mix-up.
PIRATES' HOPEFRANCIS LYNDE
But, not fancying a marooning in Vera Cruz, we decided "If it were done, 'twere well 'twere done quickly."
DIPLOMATIC DAYSEDITH O'SHAUGHNESSY
Ducking from the bowsprit end, towing in a rope astern, and marooning, were also practised as punishments for the pilferer.
ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
First of all upon the list of pirates stands the bold Captain Avary, one of the institutors of marooning.
HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATESHOWARD PYLE
There has been no such marooning since the days of the pirates.
LAST WORDSSTEPHEN CRANE
To desert the ship or their quarters in battle, was punished with death or marooning.
GREAT PIRATE STORIESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MAROONING

  • abrogation
  • apostasy
  • avoidance
  • backsliding
  • betrayal
  • castoff
  • defecting
  • departing
  • departure
  • derelict
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disavowal
  • disavowing
  • divorce
  • elusion
  • escape
  • evasion
  • falling away
  • falseness
  • flight
  • forsaking
  • going back on
  • leaving
  • marooning
  • perfidy
  • recreancy
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • retreat
  • running out on
  • secession
  • tergiversation
  • treachery
  • truancy
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.