Desert vs. Dessert

desert =  (noun) A desert is a barren area of landscape where little rain occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.

  • Arabian desert, Sahara desert, Thar desert etc.

dessert  = (noun) course of fruit etc. at the end of a meal.

  • We had ice-cream for dessert.
  • They had arranged a large choice of desserts at the wedding party.


desert = ( verb)  1. go away from

  • The streets were deserted on the day of harthal.

desert= (verb )  2.  leave without help or support, especially in a cruel way.

  • He deserted his ailing parents and went after his hobbies with friends

deserts = (noun, plural) what somebody deserves, if bad.

  • You will be punished according to your deserts.
  • A time will come when you’ll have to meet with your deserts.




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