desert

(waterleft) + (opium)
★★☆☆☆
3 strokes
BETA

Onyomi

BAKU

Welcome BACK TO the desert, motherfucker! All us scorpions and vultures missed you!

Mnemonic

Addicts need opium like desert travelers need water.

Jukugo

砂漠(さばく)

desert ★★★☆☆
(sand) + (desert) = 砂漠 (desert )

漠然とした(ばくぜんとした)

vague ☆☆☆☆☆
(desert) + (nature) = 漠然とした (vague)

vague, obscure: unlike the related term 紛らわしい (まぎらわしい)、漠然 isn't intentionally misleading - it has more the sense of a vague old memory you can't picture clearly even if you try.

Synonyms

ambiguous
曖昧    紛らわしい    漠然