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noun as in forest

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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.

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.

The places in their network, from Page, Arizona, to Park City, Utah, have seen that they can’t just play off parks or wilderness.

Instead the airdrop serves, at great expense, to save trees in the wilderness, where burning, not suppression, might well do more good.

Chestnut says that wolverines are sensitive, shy animals that need a lot of help to recolonize the wilderness they were hunted out of.

They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.

The original metaphor was: erect a wall to keep the garden of the church free from the wilderness of politics.

Hold the Dark is set in the Alaskan wilderness, in an isolated village at the lip of the tundra.

I went back while Lorne [Michaels] was on his 5-year jaunt in the wilderness, and Ebersol was producing.

In short, the wilderness skills and outdoor abilities that the founding mothers intended.

And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.

Never did I feel leaving anybody or any place so much, and Berlin seems to me like a great roaring wilderness.

That made the world a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof, that opened not the prison to his prisoners?

When one thinks in the wilderness, alone, Felipe, many things become clear.

Next day they buried him under the shade of a spreading tree, and left him there—alone in the wilderness.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wilderness, such as: back country, desert, forest, jungle, outback, and wasteland.

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