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Synonyms for maroon

Noun

1. maroon, unfortunate, unfortunate person
usage: a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
2. maroon, purplish red, purplish-red
usage: a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color
3. maroon, firework, pyrotechnic
usage: an exploding firework used as a warning signal

Verb

1. maroon, strand, abandon, forsake, desolate, desert
usage: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
2. maroon, isolate, insulate
usage: leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"

Adjective

1. maroon, brownish-red, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
usage: of dark brownish to purplish red
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