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whets

verb
present tense third-person singular of whet

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

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whets

noun
plural of whet

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“Whets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whets. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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