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At once cover the mouth of the tube with a filter-paper cap moistened with saturated aqueous solution of silver nitrate (1:1).
He turned pages with a moistened thumb, took a pencil out of his pocket, passed both to the passengers of the roadster.
I have watched you change almost from death to life, with eyes that moistened with their own eagerness and deep affection.
As the fillers are usually dry they must be moistened before casing or subjected to a very strong pressure.
Jacob moistened his dry lips, and tried twice to speak before a sound came.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
Her beauty opened like the flower bud moistened by the softness of light, and painted with the coloured breath of morning.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The dew moistened each leaf, or hung in glittering pendant drops upon the thorn of the prickly pears which lined the roads.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Allow it to stand a few seconds, then, with moistened fingers, fold it over and over and shape it with the fingers.
Doctor Hoff blinked more rapidly and moistened his lips with an effortful tongue.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Cover the ortolans with slices of bacon, and cook them in a bain-marie moistened with stock and lemon juice.

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