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Words used to describe dry, barren and empty areas of land

barren

adjective

barren land is dry and plants cannot grow there

arid

adjective

an arid place is very dry without many plants because of a lack of rain

wild

adjective

a wild area is one where people do not live or cannot live

bare

adjective

bare trees or areas of land have nothing growing on them

deserted

adjective

used about places that have not had people in them for a long time

dry

adjective

used about regions

parched

adjective

extremely dry because of hot weather

sun-baked

adjective

made hard and dry by very hot sun

treeless

adjective

a treeless area does not have any trees

lifeless

adjective

a lifeless place does not have anything living or growing there

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