ATE - Simple past of eat.
EAT - To consume (something solid or semi-solid, usually food) by putting it into the mouth and swallowing it.
FAD - A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time.
FAT - A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern.
FED - A federal government officer or official, especially FBI and DEA agents.
FEE - Cattle; livestock, especially considered as the basis of wealth.
TAD - A small amount; a little bit.
DATE - The fruit of the date palm. This sweet fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft pulp and enclosing a hard kernel.
DEAF - Not having the faculty of hearing, or only partially able to hear.
FADE - Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
FATE - The cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.
FEED - To give (someone or something) food to eat, nurture.
FEET - Plural form of foot.
FATED - Foreordained, predetermined, established in advance by fate.
DEFEAT - To overcome in battle or contest.