Desert (verb) – to forsake or abandon; to leave without permission; to fail when needed
- Soldiers should not desert their posts at any time, but especially during war.
Desert (noun) – dry, barren, sandy region
- The largest desert in the world is the Sahara.
Dessert (noun) – a sweet course served at the end of a meal
- Fruit makes a healthy dessert after lunch or dinner but cupcakes are tastier.