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I lay out my worries here not as a wet blanket, but because I am a worrier.

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Have you noticed there are some people who would love to put a big wet blanket on all of this?

If anything, the idea of Kristen Stewart, expert wet blanket, only got even damper.

She was an iceberg,—a beautiful kill-joy,—a wet blanket of charming texture.

But that was perhaps unnecessary; and we shall not throw a “wet blanket” upon the matter by further alluding to it.

A wet blanket of so terrible a size was in itself pernicious to the Cabinet, and heartrending to the poor Duke.

So I gave him one end of a wet blanket which I was carrying, and I grabbed hold of the other end.

How much potential goodness and greatness would become actual but for the wet blanket of sullen silence!


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wet blanket, such as: cold water, damper, downer, drag, grinch, and grouch.

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