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verb as in cause to become damp, moist

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Example Sentences

The Mediterranean climate is cool and dry during the summer, and wet in the winter.

Morales, the York teacher, stood on the sidelines, wet and shivering.

Dry ingredients and wet ingredients might need to be combined in separate bowls before they can be mixed together.

Mark this rechargeable iRobot wet and dry robot mop down for anyone on your list who could use a break.

The boy said if a diaper was wet in the morning, he would be beaten, sometimes with a belt across the back or chest, the affidavit says.

If you Google “Muslim Christmas tree star” you will see a list of right-wing websites wetting their pants over this.

Not a lot of people probably remember your first movie role—as the pants-wetting soccer player in Superbad.

The crowd at the midnight showing of Veronica Mars was on the verge of wetting itself.

Got to add global blowing and global wetting to list of climate concerns.

Symptoms during the early stages include detachment and aggression as well as insomnia, bed-wetting, and nightmares.

In a word, you seem in your Dunciad, to have been angry at the rain for wetting you, why then would you go into it?

He had been under water a dangerously long time before Stranack, who had suffered no more than a wetting, had found him.

The water was cold, but I didn't mind the wetting much, and took the precaution to hold fast to the tail of the largest ox.

He heartily wished then that he had stood firmly for the agreement, or, failing to secure his rights, had taken the wetting.

She was obliged to wade through, but escaped a serious wetting by walking on her heels.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wetting, such as: drench, bathe, moisten, hose, dampen, and soak.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.