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moisten

[ moi-suhn ]
/ ˈmɔɪ sən /
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verb (used with or without object)
to make or become moist.
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Origin of moisten

First recorded in 1570–80; moist + -en1

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British Dictionary definitions for moisten

moisten
/ (ˈmɔɪsən) /

verb
to make or become moist

Derived forms of moisten

moistener, noun
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