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moisten

mois·ten

moisten

 
pronunciation:
moI sn
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: moistened, moistening, moistens
definition: to make or become slightly wet; dampen.
synonyms:
damp, dampen
antonyms:
dry
similar words:
bedew, humidify, soak, wash, water, wet
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derivation: moistener (n.)
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