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 Meanings and Examples of DESERT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
desert
 n.  barren land, with very little water and vegetation, often sand-covered
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She could not desert Tara; she belonged to the red acres far more than they could ever belong to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  In the days that followed, Tara might have been Crusoe's desert island, so still it was, so isolated from the rest of the world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  I cannot understand why I did not desert.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  It would have been impossible for Mrs. Peniston to be heroic on a desert island, but with the eyes of her little world upon her she took a certain pleasure in her act.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
5  They moved on from the desert stillness of the Schoenstrom station.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied with a metaphysical professor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
7  On the contrary, it seemed, that mainly at Steelkilt's instigation, they had resolved to maintain the strictest peacefulness, obey all orders to the last, and, when the ship reached port, desert her in a body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
8  It was a black and hooded head; and hanging there in the midst of so intense a calm, it seemed the Sphynx's in the desert.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
9  They tell me, sir, that Stubb did once desert poor little Pip, whose drowned bones now show white, for all the blackness of his living skin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 129. The Cabin.
10  But I will never desert ye, sir, as Stubb did him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 129. The Cabin.
11  He ate and drank with an appetite that no sense of danger could disturb, but his vigilance seemed never to desert him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
12  In that moment of surprise, the self-possession of Heyward did not desert him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
13  A truant provincial was paying the forfeit of his disobedience, by being plundered of those very effects which had caused him to desert his place in the ranks.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
14  "I knew that you would never desert me," she said, looking up with a momentary glow on her otherwise dejected countenance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
15  Heyward gladly obeyed a summons that took them from a spot where, each instant, he felt his self-control was about to desert him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there.
17  Not a flower nor even a blade of grass will grow in this desert.
18  The heat in the desert was extreme.
19  Nobody likes to live in the desert.
20  The road through the desert shimmered in the haze.
21  The lizard's light brown skin acts as camouflage in the desert sand.
22  The book described the adaptation of desert species to the hot conditions.
23  The state of Nevada is largely desert.
24  That little store was the last outpost for motorists before they entered the desert.
25  The high desert plains are beautiful and have a more temperate climate, but for some people, the altitude is a health problem.
26  Looking out at the trackless, barren desert, Indiana Jones feared that his search for the missing expedition would prove fruitless.
27  An outburst of relief as Stardust finally landed in the Utah desert after a four and a half billion kilometre journey that had taken the craft half way out to Jupiter and through the tail of a comet.
28  From palaces to the desert mounds, remnants of this ancient culture litter the landscape.
29  Egypt is a long country, but it is strait, that is to say narrow, for they may not enlarge it toward the desert, for default of water.
30  The vultures flying overhead presage the discovery of the corpse in the desert.