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He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He swerved as he passed it, and, looking, saw that it was a bundle wrapped in a striped blanket.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
No; they shall stay at home, and never learn anything, sooner than go and get wet.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A traveler coming, wet and cold, into a country ale-house on the coast of Kent, found the fire completely blockaded.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
A little head suddenly appeared above the wet heather-bells, then as quickly disappeared, and all was again quiet.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Its roots are good to cure Alila when he is seized by an attack of fever during the wet season.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WET BLANKET

  • drip
  • fuddy-duddy
  • grinch
  • grouch
  • killjoy
  • malcontent
  • sourpuss
  • spoilsport
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • wet blanket
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