- v. Simple past tense and past participle of maroon.
- adj. cut off or left behind
“These nine were, according to the barbarous practice of those kind of people, marooned, that is, set on shore on an uninhabited island.”
“Young people need to look forward and I hope you don't wind up "marooned" when the exegencies of calamity come calling.”
“Psychologically "marooned," Dale finds a woman in the village who is in real trouble.”
“Even so, few of the 'marooned' holidays had passed off without trouble, and in the end the agency had abandoned them.”
“This brought out the full particulars of the affair, and Tom listened to the end of a rather excited account of what had happened that afternoon -- both on the island where Helen and Ruth had been "marooned" and here at the camp -- together with the suspicions and curiosity about the island which had been dubbed the Kingdom of Pipes.”
“A sailor named Alexander Selkirk had been "marooned" on the uninhabited island of Juan Fernandez, and after living there alone for more than four years, had been taken off by the same captain who had abandoned him.”
“Tish said afterward that her subconscious self must have taken the word "marooned" and played with it; for in ten minutes or so her plan popped into her head.”
“The title, the biggest faller in the sector, has been described as "marooned" between the premium listings titles such as Radio Times and TV Times and the value end of the market such as H Bauer sister titles TV Choice and What's on TV.”
“Ted Baillieu slams government for treatment of 'marooned' families UPDATE 3. 15pm: STATE”
“Corrigan writes that Cape Girardeau residents helped many travelers "marooned" on I-55 during the 1979 "thundersnow.”
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