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whet

verb

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to make sharp or sharper
  • whetted the knife with the grindstone

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whet

noun

Synonyms of whet (Entry 2 of 2)

as in shot, nip

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  • nonintoxicant
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The first known use of whet was before the 12th century

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“Whet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whet. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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