Desert vs. Dessert

  • To abandon
    • example:  He deserted us.
  • A dry, waterless, sandy area
    • example:  We got lost in the desert.
  • A sweet course eaten at the end of a meal
    • example:  That dessert tastes delicious!

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Fun Fact
Noon was the ninth hour
of the Roman day.


  • Please don't desert us.
  • It is hot in the desert.
  • She deserted us in the desert.
  • I live in the desert.
  • The dessert was delicious!
  • I would like to order dessert.
  • What would you like for dessert?
  • Can I see the dessert menu?
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