Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

what is a synonym for desert?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus - Cite This Source

    Main Entry: desert

    Part of Speech: noun

    Definition: wasteland

    Synonyms: Sahara, arid region, badland, barren, barren land, flats, sand dunes, solitude, waste, wild, wilderness, wilds

    Notes: that impoverished stretch of sand called a desert can only afford one 's'; that rich gooey extra thing at the end of the meal called a dessert indulges in two of them

    Source: Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.3.1)

    Copyright © 2006 by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

  • 1 decade ago

    thats a tough 1 ....but i thought synonym meant the same....pudding and ocean had me a little confused!

    I'd say an arid region

  • 1 decade ago

    some Synonyms are : wasteland, wilderness, barren region, arid region, waste, abandon, leave high and dry, leave, walk out on, forsake, discard, dump, ditch

  • 1 decade ago

    desert; noun

    A tract of unproductive land: badlands, barren (often used in plural), waste, wasteland, wilderness.

    Source(s): Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition by the Editors of The American Heritage® Dictionary. Copyright © 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by the Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved
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  • 1 decade ago

    sweet or pudding

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