oasis

As you walk through the desert of life, may you always find your oasis — a place where you can find safety and sustenance.

Although the literal meaning of oasis is a green spot in the desert, it can also be used to describe a peaceful area in our everyday lives. Perhaps your home is your oasis, where you can escape life's rigors. An oasis refers to a location, but it can also be an imagined place — as in an acting exercise where an actor builds an imaginary oasis in his or her mind. The actor can then remember the image to relax on stage.

Definitions of oasis
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n a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary

Synonyms:
haven
Type of:
shelter
a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

n a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

Type of:
parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract
an extended area of land

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