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Definition of desert:

(n) : that which is considered to be deserved or merited; a just punishment or reward (usually in plural); a barren area of land or desolate terrain, especially one with little water or vegetation; a wasteland
(v) : to leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake; to leave one's duty or post, especially to leave a military or naval unit without permission
"you can't just drive off and desert me here, in the middle of nowhere."
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Definition of desert:

(n) : that which is considered to be deserved or merited; a just punishment or reward (usually in plural); a barren area of land or desolate terrain, especially one with little water or vegetation; a wasteland
(v) : to leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake; to leave one's duty or post, especially to leave a military or naval unit without permission
"you can't just drive off and desert me here, in the middle of nowhere."

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