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Unfortunately, he was afflicted with elephantiasis, and his appearance did not at all tend to whet the edge of our appetites.
And this was as it should be; the intent of that little prologue was merely to whet the appetite for the real play.
Also, to wondering if Nova Scotia air was to whet their appetites this way all the time.
DOROTHY'S TRAVELSEVELYN RAYMOND
Vermouth and absinthe had been served to whet their appetites, and every one had been at once put into good spirits.
Indeed, it seemed only to whet the appetite, and we both set out on an eager expedition for more food.
Such a declaration could not but fire the enthusiasm of the Arab, and whet their swords against the enemies of Islam.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
These remarks merely served to whet the curiosity of the two boys.
"I suppose you are doing this merely to whet my appetite," she said presently, unable to bear the unnatural silence.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
Not too long, for he was not sufficiently bound to her to be safe from forgetting, but just long enough to whet his eagerness.
THE WITNESSGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL LUTZ
Leave those savourless dishes alone, and let us taste this loveworthy whet for wine.

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