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  • nounspring
  • nounrefuge

synonyms for oasis

  • fountain
  • well
  • wellspring
  • watering hole
  • haven
  • sanctuary
  • asylum
  • cover
  • escape
  • harbor
  • hideaway
  • retreat
  • sanctum
  • shelter
  • resting place
  • safe place
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Ribbon Falls, a sacred site of the Zuni people, is an incredible green oasis in the sea of red.
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Even though people aren’t on the go, the home used to be an oasis.
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All these inventions allowed small oases of civilization to be wrested from a natural wilderness that seemed endless.
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They’re basically like oases — these islands in the middle of a desert of sand.
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Most galling of all, Gow said, is the prospect that his ranch, his oasis, could suddenly become a thruway for construction and maintenance, an avenue for aerial surveillance and regular pesticide spraying that he would have no control over.
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A trick like this—a generosity so distinct as this—is a real oasis in the ecclesiastical desert.
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We now enter the Palais Royal, that strange white and green oasis into which it is so simple never to stray.
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Now I was filled with the desire to lie here in this “oasis” and live at ease and sniff the clean fragrance of mountain plants.
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He is the one refreshing oasis in the desert wilderness of the Classical school.
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It would be an oasis in this desert—that Express car; but lo!
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WORDS RELATED TO OASIS

  • back yard
  • bed
  • cold frame
  • conservatory
  • enclosure
  • field
  • greenhouse
  • hothouse
  • nursery
  • oasis
  • patch
  • patio
  • plot
  • terrace
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.