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desert

noun, adjective, and verb

Not dessert.

Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses desert and dessert. Click here for that discussion.

Example: He disappeared in the hot, sandy desert and was never seen again. noun

Example: She wore a desert hat to protect her face from the sun. adjective

Example: The young soldier tried to desert but fortunately failed. verb

Example: She will likely desert her husband. verb

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