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synonyms for damp

  • cloudy
  • dank
  • drizzly
  • misty
  • moist
  • muggy
  • saturated
  • soaked
  • sodden
  • soggy
  • steamy
  • sticky
  • waterlogged
  • drenched
  • dripping
  • soaking
  • sopping
  • clammy
  • dewy
  • drippy
  • irriguous
  • oozy
  • steam bath
  • vaporous
  • wettish
See also synonyms for: damper / dampish / dampness

antonyms for damp

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  • dry
  • arid
  • dried
  • parched
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How to use damp in a sentence

We entered the fruiting rooms, which were warm and damp, the air thick and cloying.
THE FUNGAL EVANGELIST WHO WOULD SAVE THE BEES - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMERLIN SHELDRAKESEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
There was no one there to help her, put a damp cloth on her forehead or hold her hand to convey confidence.
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A sleeved, moisture-wicking dress is the easiest thing to toss on over a damp suit.
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If you’re still anxious about potential toxins in the adhesive, or simply don’t like the taste, moisten the glue strip with a damp sponge instead of your tongue.
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They had to wriggle through dark, damp and cramped spaces every time they visited.
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The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
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As for him, he much preferred the darkness of his cool, damp galleries under the ground.
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First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
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Dense fogs always prevail, and generally make the country very damp.
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A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.
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WORDS RELATED TO DAMP

  • chilly
  • close
  • damp
  • dewy
  • dripping
  • humid
  • moist
  • muggy
  • slimy
  • soggy
  • steamy
  • sticky
  • wet
  • wettish
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