DESERTED's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of deserted
Definition:
a. remote from civilization; left desolate or empty; abandoned
Example:
The majority of horror movies are set in deserted areas with limited proximity to towns and major cities.
Sentence in Classic:
But he did neither: and, when he was sitting alone in the deserted tram, he tore his ticket into shreds and stared gloomily at the corrugated footboard.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I might take him right out into the country, and there in some deserted lane have my last interview with him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Here he turned swiftly down a narrow passage, passed through a wooden gate into a deserted yard, and then opened with a key the back door of a house.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She had thought that of course Tom had deserted long ago, and she wondered at seeing him place himself in her power again in this intrepid way.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The barking of dogs showed the carriage had reached the village, and all that was left was the empty fields all round, the village in front, and he himself isolated and apart from it all, wandering lonely along the deserted highroad.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With a sense of weariness and uncleanness from the night spent in the train, in the early fog of Petersburg Alexey Alexandrovitch drove through the deserted Nevsky and stared straight before him, not thinking of what was awaiting him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In April the Pavlograds were stationed immovably for some weeks near a totally ruined and deserted German village.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Hastily washing, and meekly putting on her shabbiest dress and an old mantilla, Natasha, shivering in the fresh air, went out into the deserted streets lit by the clear light of dawn.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He learned from domestic serfs loyal to him that the peasant Karp, who possessed great influence in the village commune and had recently been away driving a government transport, had returned with news that the Cossacks were destroying deserted villages, but that the French did not harm them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context