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1. moisten

verb. ['ˈmɔɪsən'] make moist.

Synonyms

  • wet
  • moisturise
  • baste
  • humidify
  • dampen
  • wash

Antonyms

  • dehumidify
  • dehydrate
  • dryness
  • sober

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • moist (English)
  • moiste (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Moisten

  • vandeusen
  • boysen
  • boisen

Sentences with moisten


1. Verb, base form
Water English ivy enough to evenly moisten the soil surface.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Fill the pots with sterile seed-starting mix and moisten before planting the seeds 1 inch deep.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Aerating the sugar ensures that the wet ingredients moisten the sugar evenly and prevent clumping while mixing.

2. moisten

verb. ['ˈmɔɪsən'] moisten with fine drops.

Synonyms

  • drizzle
  • splosh
  • sprinkle

Antonyms

  • stimulate
  • enliven
  • sharpen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • moist (English)
  • moiste (Middle English (1100-1500))
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