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desert

v. to intentionally abandon a person or thing.

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There are hot deserts, such as the Sahara and Mojave, and cold deserts as well, the best example being Antarctica.
CAPTION Stanley, right, and co-runners THEY'RE OFF The 1,020 brave competitors set off on the gruelling marathon GET READY The starting line CHALLENGE Athletes make their way up a mountain as part of the energy-sapping route across the hot desert STRENGTH Stanley, number 716, lost a stone in weight in race
His comeback was good and we're stepping him up in trip and running on a different track, so it's an unknown, but he must have a solid chance." Mark Johnston, trainer of Gargano "He's been in-and-out and was a little disappointing at Musselburgh last time, but the trip should suit." Walter Swinburn, trainer of Red Hot Desert "He's been running well but has found one too good on his last three outings.
Red Hot Desert (2.15) is worth another chance to confirm the promise of his Lingfield maiden win last monthdespite a subsequent defeatonthe switch to handicap company there a fortnight ago.
Bill and I had high expectations: Slab City is a squatter village in the middle of a very hot desert, near a very smelly, very toxic body of water.
Add 200 pounds of impatient sea turtle and hot desert temperatures, and you end up with quite a job!
As well as sand-coloured coats, the foxes also have fur on the underside of their paws so that they can walk across hot desert sand without getting their feet scorched.
At first glance the village appears to be in the middle of the Afghanistan but it is a far cry from the hot desert country and is based in the green countryside of Norfolk, northeast of London, where army cars patrol as villagers run their bazaar stalls and communicate in Pashto.
Methods: Study was conducted on three groups of male soldiers (n=30 in each group) at different climatic conditions i.e., temperate (plains of north India), hot desert (Rajasthan), and HA (3600 m) in Western Himalayas.
Summary: About 15 Somalis have died as a result of thirst and hunger in the Libyan desert near the border with Sudan after they spent more than 10 days walking in hot desert areas.
On hillsides covered with dry brush, hot desert winds called the Santa Ana stoked sheets of flame as tall as multistory buildings.