Example sentences for: deserts

How can you use “deserts” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When she speaks Shakespearean verse, that nervy edge deserts her: She makes her face a blank and pipes her lines arrhythmically, like a clueless high-school thespian.

  • They felt their estimates of the organic destruction rate caused by irradiation at the Mars surface were an upper limit for a globally averaged biomass production rate that might be comparable to the slow-growing cryptoendolithic microbial communities found in dry Antarctica deserts [ 17 ] .

  • They finally settled in a suburb of Los Angeles, Hollywood, where there was guaranteed sunshine all the year round plus — within easy reach of the new studios — deserts and mountains as well as beaches, rivers, forests, and islands which could double for the Wild West, the Holy Land, the Mediterranean — wherever.

  • Just deserts, you might say, for those minority multiculturalists who pretended that equality of cultural recognition was as good as equality of actual power: Now whites want to play the same game, recounting to us the sufferings of the Celts, the indignities borne by the Welsh, yet still retaining the power premium they've long enjoyed--as whites.

  • Its northern deserts were a battleground in the Egypt-Israeli conflicts of the 1950s and 1960s, and it was occupied by Israel for many months before it passed permanently back into Egypt’s hands with the treaty of 1979.

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