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A few feet further on was the backyard laid out in a garden with a waterless age-browned concrete fountain in the center.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It contains large waterless areas, such as the Taru desert in the Mombasa district.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
South-east of it the country is largely level bush covered plain, mainly waterless.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
That night another loamy nook was found, clothed with a little thin grass, but waterless.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
They traveled all day and night, pushing through that fierce, waterless waste to reach camp on the other side.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The Downs are almost without population, waterless and grass-covered, with patches of beech wood.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
But one thing troubled him: the risk that he ran traveling there in that open, waterless country.
BLACKFEET TALES OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARKJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
Canaan is but the southern continuation of Syria, which shades off, as it were, into the waterless wilderness.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
In the centre there is a deep waterless well, covered with a grating like the opening into a drain.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
A waterless desert thirty miles across, and which it would take seventeen hours to traverse, now lay before them.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO WATERLESS

  • anhydrous
  • arid
  • athirst
  • baked
  • bald
  • bare
  • barren
  • dehydrated
  • depleted
  • desert
  • desiccant
  • desiccated
  • drained
  • dried-up
  • droughty
  • dusty
  • evaporated
  • exhausted
  • hard
  • impoverished
  • juiceless
  • not irrigated
  • parched
  • sapless
  • sapped
  • sear
  • shriveled
  • stale
  • thirsty
  • torrid
  • unmoistened
  • waterless
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