1. desert iguana small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
  2. desire to know curiosity that motivates investigation and study
  3. desert leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  4. dissertation a treatise advancing a point of view resulting from research
  5. dessert wine still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
  6. desertification a gradual transformation into arid, uninhabitable land
  7. desertion withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
  8. dessert a dish served as the last course of a meal
  9. strategian an expert in strategy (especially in warfare)
  10. desert plant plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water
  11. Sardegna the Italian region on the island of Sardinia
  12. disarticulate separate at the joints
  13. deserving worthy of being treated in a particular way
  14. dessert spoon a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon
  15. Hazardia cana western American shrubs having white felted foliage and yellow flowers that become red-purple
  16. desertic soil a type of soil that develops in arid climates
  17. dessertspoon as much as a dessert spoon will hold
  18. desert rat any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae
  19. desert pea sprawling shrubby perennial noted for its scarlet black-marked flowers; widely distributed in dry parts of Australia
  20. Desert Fox German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)

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