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moisten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of moisten

  1. to make or become slightly or moderately wet <moisten the cloth before cleaning with it> Synonyms bedew, damp, dampen Related Words bathe, lave; douse (also dowse), drench, impregnate, saturate, soak, souse, steep, wash, water, wet; humidify; dip, dunk, immerge, immerse; flush, irrigate, rinse, sluice; refresh, rehydrate, remoisten Near Antonyms dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, parch, scorch, sear Antonyms dry




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