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Definition of "moisten" []

  • To make or become moist. (verb-transitive)
  • To make or become moist (verb)

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Use "moisten" in a sentence
  • ""moisten" not (the earth). smite ... with all plagues -- Greek, "with (literally, 'in') every plague.""
  • "The great psychologist Carl Rogers said, Almost always, when a person feels he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten."
  • "Spooned over warm toast, the mushrooms and gravy moisten the bread, and the contrasting textures that result—crunchy, silky, creamy and chewy—play nicely together."