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Use water to moisten the edge of the bottom crust where it contacts each strip, then tuck the overhang under the bottom crust edge, pressing down to seal it.
THIS SOUR CHERRY PIE IS SUMMER’S ULTIMATE DESSERTDANIELA GALARZAJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using a rubber spatula, gently stir to ensure all the sugar is moistened.
SQUISHY, SWEET HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS WILL ELEVATE YOUR S’MORES AND HOT CHOCOLATEDANIELA GALARZAJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This fall, NASA announced that water molecules ever-so-slightly moisten all parts of our natural satellite, even the sunny parts.
THE BEST SPACE STORIES OF 2020CHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Tears moisten his eyes and roll down his sunken cheeks as he takes it from my hand.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
During the other part of the year there is not the least rain or snow to moisten the earth.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Moisten with two spoonfuls of stock, a bouquet garni, two bayleaves and a clove, pepper and salt to taste.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
"Morrison," said the man, licking with his tongue to moisten his lips.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Put a little into a saucer, moisten it, rub it into the scalp, and wash it out again.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO MOISTEN

  • bathe
  • bespatter
  • broadcast
  • dabble
  • dash
  • douse
  • drench
  • drown
  • get wet
  • moisten
  • paddle
  • plash
  • plunge
  • shower
  • slop
  • slosh
  • soak
  • sop
  • spatter
  • splatter
  • spray
  • spread
  • sprinkle
  • squirt
  • strew
  • throw
  • wade
  • wallow
  • wet
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