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Deserves

dɪˈzɜːv

Meanings of Deserves:

verb

Do something or have or show qualities worthy of (a reaction which rewards or punishes as appropriate).

Usage examples:

The referee deserves a pat on the back

Meanings of Desex:

verb

Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction.

Usage examples:

My face looked pinched; unhappiness had desexed me

Desexed

diːˈsɛks

Meanings of Desexed:

adjective

(of a person) deprived of or lacking sexual qualities or attraction.

Usage examples:

They turned into folksy elder statesmen, sagacious but desexed
verb

Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction.

Usage examples:

My face looked pinched; unhappiness had desexed me

Desexes

diːˈsɛks

Meanings of Desexes:

verb

Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction.

Usage examples:

My face looked pinched; unhappiness had desexed me

Meanings of Desexing:

verb

Deprive (someone) of sexual qualities or attraction.

Usage examples:

My face looked pinched; unhappiness had desexed me

Meanings of Desexualize:

verb

Deprive of sexual character or the distinctive qualities of a sex.

Usage examples:

Sanitized, desexualized renderings of lesbian love

Desexualized

diːˈsɛkʃʊəlʌɪz

Meanings of Desexualized:

verb

Deprive of sexual character or the distinctive qualities of a sex.

Usage examples:

Sanitized, desexualized renderings of lesbian love

Meanings of Deshabille:

noun

The state of being only partly or scantily clothed.

Usage examples:

The paintings of venus all shared the same state of déshabillé

Desi

ˈdeɪ.si

Meanings of Desi:

adjective

Local; indigenous.

Usage examples:

Desi liquor
noun

A person of indian, pakistani, or bangladeshi birth or descent who lives abroad.

Usage examples:

In this era of desis (indian expatriates living overseas) and globalized outsourcing, the subcontin…

Desiccant

ˈdes.ɪ.kənt

Meanings of Desiccant:

noun

A hygroscopic substance used as a drying agent.

Usage examples:

Natural desiccants cause fleas to dehydrate and die

Meanings of Desiccants:

noun

A hygroscopic substance used as a drying agent.

Usage examples:

Natural desiccants cause fleas to dehydrate and die

Meanings of Desiccate:

verb

Remove the moisture from (something); cause to become completely dry.

Usage examples:

Both the older growth and the new vegetation were desiccated by months of relentless sun

Desiccated

ˈdes.ɪ.keɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Desiccated:

adjective

Having had all moisture removed; dried out.

Usage examples:

The withered, desiccated landscape
verb

Remove the moisture from (something); cause to become completely dry.

Usage examples:

Both the older growth and the new vegetation were desiccated by months of relentless sun

Desiccates

ˈdɛsɪkeɪt

Meanings of Desiccates:

verb

Remove the moisture from (something); cause to become completely dry.

Usage examples:

Both the older growth and the new vegetation were desiccated by months of relentless sun

Desiccating

ˈdɛsɪkeɪt

Meanings of Desiccating:

verb

Remove the moisture from (something); cause to become completely dry.

Usage examples:

Both the older growth and the new vegetation were desiccated by months of relentless sun

Desiccation

dɛsɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Desiccation:

noun

The removal of moisture from something.

Usage examples:

Long periods of drought have led to the desiccation of farming land

Desiccations

dɛsɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Desiccations:

noun

The removal of moisture from something.

Usage examples:

Long periods of drought have led to the desiccation of farming land

Desiccator

ˈdɛsɪkeɪtə

Meanings of Desiccator:

noun

A glass container or other apparatus holding a drying agent for removing moisture from specimens and protecting them from water vapour in the air.

Usage examples:

The supernatant was discarded and the pellets were dried in a desiccator over silica gel for 24 h a…

Desiccators

ˈdɛsɪkeɪtə

Meanings of Desiccators:

noun

A glass container or other apparatus holding a drying agent for removing moisture from specimens and protecting them from water vapour in the air.

Usage examples:

The supernatant was discarded and the pellets were dried in a desiccator over silica gel for 24 h a…

Desiderata

dɪˌzɪdəˈrɑːtəm

Meanings of Desiderata:

noun

Something that is needed or wanted.

Usage examples:

Integrity was a desideratum

Desiderate

dɪˈzɪdəreɪt

Meanings of Desiderate:

verb

Feel a keen desire for (something lacking or absent).

Usage examples:

I desiderate the resources of a family

Desiderated

dɪˈzɪdəreɪt

Meanings of Desiderated:

verb

Feel a keen desire for (something lacking or absent).

Usage examples:

I desiderate the resources of a family

Meanings of Desiderating:

verb

Feel a keen desire for (something lacking or absent).

Usage examples:

I desiderate the resources of a family

Desideratum

dɪˌzɪdəˈrɑːtəm

Meanings of Desideratum:

noun

Something that is needed or wanted.

Usage examples:

Integrity was a desideratum

Meanings of Design:

noun

A plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is made.

Usage examples:

He has just unveiled his design for the new museum
verb

Decide upon the look and functioning of (a building, garment, or other object), by making a detailed drawing of it.

Usage examples:

A number of architectural students were designing a factory

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