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Make keen or more acute.

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Usage examples (40)
  • The delicious smells coming from the kitchen served to whet our appetites for dinner.
  • whet my appetite
  • Theres a pair of imbeciles around here called whet (nee sven) and ashie for perfect examples of such stupidity.
  • Do you think this had kind of whet your appetite for more animation?
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  • Another word that sounds similar to whet which means to make more keen, is wet which means to be moist.
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