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synonyms for wilderness

  • back country
  • desert
  • forest
  • jungle
  • outback
  • wasteland
  • barrens
  • boondocks
  • bush
  • hinterland
  • waste
  • wild
  • wilds
  • badland
  • boonies
  • no-man's land
  • primeval forest
See also synonyms for: wildernesses
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antonyms for wilderness

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  • city
  • metropolis
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How to use wilderness in a sentence

The Clippers — who somehow keep managing to track down canteens in the desert, only to find them empty — now continue on their walk through the wilderness as they enter decade No.
WHEN IT COMES TO PLAYOFF DISAPPOINTMENT, THE CLIPPERS ARE IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWNCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Accelerating climate change, development along wilderness boundaries, and rigid forest management practices have all increased the dangers of devastating wildfires in the state and across much of the American West.
IN DEFENSE OF CALIFORNIAJAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The places in their network, from Page, Arizona, to Park City, Utah, have seen that they can’t just play off parks or wilderness.
THE RECREATION ECONOMY ISN'T AS RESILIENT AS WE THOUGHTHEATHER HANSMANAUGUST 29, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Instead the airdrop serves, at great expense, to save trees in the wilderness, where burning, not suppression, might well do more good.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Chestnut says that wolverines are sensitive, shy animals that need a lot of help to recolonize the wilderness they were hunted out of.
MOUNT RAINIER’S FIRST WOLVERINE MAMA IN A CENTURY IS A SIGN OF THE SPECIES’ COMEBACKHANNAH SEOAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Though they are currently foraging from the wilderness, he hopes to see more farmers take up Calotropis along with crops like cashew trees or soap nuts.
HOW A WASTELAND SHRUB IS BECOMING THE NEXT BIG THING IN FASHIONDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 28, 2020OZY
Most of ANWR is designated as wilderness, which puts it off-limits for development.
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OPENED THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE TO OIL COMPANIES—BUT NONE MAY BITEBY SCOTT L. MONTGOMERY/THE CONVERSATIONAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Never did I feel leaving anybody or any place so much, and Berlin seems to me like a great roaring wilderness.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
That made the world a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof, that opened not the prison to his prisoners?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WILDERNESS

  • back o' beyond
  • back of beyond
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • godforsaken place
  • hinterland
  • outback
  • the boonies
  • the sticks
  • wilderness
  • back countries
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • bushes
  • countryside
  • cow countries
  • farmlands
  • forests
  • green belts
  • hinterlands
  • middle of nowheres
  • outbacks
  • outdoorses
  • provinces
  • up countries
  • wide open spaces
  • wildernesses
  • wilds
  • woodlands
  • woods
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