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verb as in dampen; put water in

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The total was about 20 trillion gallons per year on lawn-watering.

About three days later I remembered the watering can, but when I went outside to get it, I found a bird had built her nest in it.

So he found a watering can, used that to transfer the gas into Muse’s car and made sure it would start.

Telegraph Avenue in downtown Oakland, California has been closed to auto traffic through a program called flex streets, allowing watering holes like Bar Shiru to set up their tables in the street for socially-distanced service.

From Quartz

As was the case in February, the hackers delivered the exploits through watering-hole attacks, which compromise websites frequented by targets of interest and add code that installs malware on visitors’ devices.

In doing so, he implied the obsolescence of that most embedded of British watering holes, the pub.

Finally, Deborah Racicot of Narcissa prepares mouth-watering (and non-basic) pumpkin crepes with warm sage cinnamon en glaze.

He does not walk, talk, eat, or drink, and he gets his nutrition—and watering!

Walk into a good hotel bar, and you will sense the sort of hospitality that is difficult to match in any other watering hole.

But if they take over the Senate, watch for a watering-down or defunding of the whole business.

Of course, newly acquired Ferns will pay for extra attention in the way of watering until they have secured a proper roothold.

I have always had a curiosity to visit one of the German watering places, as I'm told they are extremely pleasant.

Two and one-half minutes would be allowed for changing engines, three for watering, and two for coaling.

The next day was employed in wooding and watering, in which the natives, particularly our friend Jack, assisted.

When I came to serve the dessert Sally was watching me with her eagle eye and her mouth watering.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watering, such as: bathe, sprinkle, dilute, inundate, soak, and flood.

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