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2 marked by or abounding with rain
  • a wet and dreary day
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3 appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way
  • Things get more than a little wet during the opera's big death scene.
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wet, damp, dank, moist, humid mean covered or more or less soaked with liquid. wet usually implies saturation but may suggest a covering of a surface with water or something (such as paint) not yet dry.
    • slipped on the wet pavement
damp implies a slight or moderate absorption and often connotes an unpleasant degree of moisture.
    • clothes will mildew if stored in a damp place
dank implies a more distinctly disagreeable or unwholesome dampness.
    • a prisoner in a cold, dank cell
moist applies to what is slightly damp or not felt as dry.
    • treat the injury with moist heat
humid applies to the presence of much water vapor in the air.
    • a hot, humid climate

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a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity
  • winced as he walked out into the wet without any protection
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