Synonyms for Desert:
adj.•barren, uncultivated (adjective)
lonely, bare, desolate, waste, wild, uninhabited.
dreary, stark, forlorn, barren, deserted, abandoned, dismal, uninhabited, bleak, miserable, lonely, bare, inhospitable, forsaken, forgotten.
n.come away, draw out, move on, go away, get away. wasteland, that's your problem, redline, leave someone in the lurch, not lift a finger, rich, do little to help/solve etc., badlands, wilderness. oasis, mirage, renegade, tergiversate, Birdsville Track, trust, rat, approach, bottomland, turn, apostatize, moonscape. backwater, bore, yawn, rut, living death. splinter, break away, slim down, abandon ship, like rats deserting a sinking ship, split. •desert (noun)
forsake, abandon, inhospitable, desolate, godforsaken, wild, defect, waste.
bleakness, loneliness, emptiness, inhospitability, barrenness, abandonment, starkness.
desiccation, dryness, drought, aridity.
moor, heath, countryside, mesa, champaign, pampas, savanna, veld, steppe, tundra, plain, plateau, prairie, flatness.
•wasteland; dry area (noun)
barren, sahara, sand dunes, arid region, wilderness.
drop, relinquish, surrender, vacate, quit, leave, abdicate, defect, abandon, resign, discontinue, forsake, evacuate.
•abandon, defect (verb)
leave, split, vacate, throw over, resign, renounce, betray, forsake, apostatize, tergiversate, give up, relinquish, quit.
abandon, desolate, forsake.
give up, capitulate, disclaim, forgo, renounce, disown, shed, waive, release, withdraw.
betray, deny, cross, retract, backslide, abnegate, disavow.
dispose, dispel, let go, part with, vent, reject, jettison, discard, dismiss, relegate, cancel, rid.
living death, wilderness, Birdsville Track, salt flats, wasteland, slim down, bottomland, death valley, apostatize, moonscape, dust bowl, redline, oasis. mirage, tergiversate, sand, break away. rut, splinter, yawn. bore. split. turn. •abandon
get away, go away, move on.
•get rid of
leave, come away.
•Other relevant words:
badlands, godforsaken, disappear, throw over, get away, redline, gobi, break away, go away, wasteland, rat, sahara, rut, sand, mirage, tergiversate, yawn, barrens, desolate, turn, arid region, wilderness, wild, dust bowl, wastelands, bottomland, apostatize, split, waste, moonscape, renegade, sand dunes.