Does your car have dense or does your car have dents? Do you die a shirt or do you dye a shirt? When you enter a room quietly are you being discreet or are you being discrete? Have fun learning about the homonyms from demean to discrete.
Demean means to lower in dignity or to debase.
Don't demean yourself by giving in to what his unreasonable demands.
Demesne is a district or region; it is also an estate.
Since the couple died without an heir, their land went back to the king's demesne.
Dense means crowded or compact. When used to describe a person, it can mean slow or dull-witted.
The dense forest proved to be a great hiding place for Robin Hood and his men.
Dents are depressions on the surface of an object.
The fierce hail storm left many dents on the new car.
Depravation is corruption or moral badness.
Depravation spread like wildfire throughout the land before its destruction.
Deprivation is loss.
Because of the deprivation of love in her life, she grew into an extremely bitter woman.
To die means to cease to exist.
If the kittens are rejected by their mother and no one else cares for them, they will die.
A dye is a coloring agent.
The basketball team wants to dye a new symbol on their uniforms.
If something has died, it has ceased to exist.
No one cared for the kittens who were rejected by their mother, so they died.
If one has dyed something, one has changed its color.
The new t-shirt was dyed a vivid orange.
When a person dies, they pass away.
She dies just a little each day.
Dyes are coloring agents.
The dyes used on the uniforms is guaranteed not to fade.
To dine means to eat.
Where are we going to dine at this evening?
Dyne is the standard centimeter-gram-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second on a mass of one gram. (dictionary.com)
Dyne is a physics term.
Dire means desperate or urgent.
The family is in dire need of firewood to keep them warm this winter.
A dyer would be one who dyes.
Patricia was so good at the art of dying clothes that she became the queen's dyer.
When one is discreet, one is unobtrusive and able to act quietly.
Please be discreet when you break the news of Randy's engagement to his ex-wife.
Discrete is an adjective that describes something that is separate or distinct.
There are six discrete parts to the problem.