moisten

[ moi-suhn ]
/ ˈmɔɪ sən /

verb (used with or without object)

to make or become moist.

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

moistener, noun
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