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Wet synonyms

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Soaked or saturated with water:
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  1. Soaked or saturated with water:
Slightly wet:
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  1. Slightly wet:
  2. Humid:
  3. Somewhat moist or wet; humid
Dull, heavy, and boring
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  1. Dull, heavy, and boring
  2. Saturated or sodden with moisture; soaked:
  3. Saturated with moisture or liquid; soaked
(Archaic) Boiled or steeped
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  1. (Archaic) Boiled or steeped
  2. Filled with moisture; soaked through
  3. Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
Having the consistency of slush.
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  1. Having the consistency of slush.
  2. (Of a person) Soupy.
  3. Covered in slush.
Covered with snow.
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  1. Covered with snow.
  2. Resembling snow.
  3. Subject to snow:
(Figuratively, by extension) Evasive; difficult to pin down.
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  1. (Figuratively, by extension) Evasive; difficult to pin down.
  2. Of a surface, having low friction, often due to being covered in a non-viscous liquid, and therefore hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc.
  3. Causing or liable to cause sliding or slipping, as a wet, waxed, or greasy surface
Not light or bright; dull
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  1. Not light or bright; dull
  2. Full of or covered with mud.
  3. Lacking luster; dull:
To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
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  1. To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
  2. To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
  3. (Intransitive) To become damp; to deaden.
Humid:
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  1. Humid:
  2. Juicy or succulent; not dried out:
  3. Slightly wet; damp:
Very wet; drenched
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  1. Very wet; drenched
Drenched with water, or other liquid.
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  1. Drenched with water, or other liquid.
Warm and extremely humid.
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  1. Warm and extremely humid.
  2. (Of the weather, air, etc) humid, or hot and humid.
(Old Poet.) Dewlike; refreshing, gentle, etc.
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  1. (Old Poet.) Dewlike; refreshing, gentle, etc.
  2. Wet or damp with dew
  3. Having the quality of bearing droplets of water.
Containing too much water; diluted:
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  1. Containing too much water; diluted:
  2. Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease.
  3. Filled with, consisting of, or soaked with water; wet or soggy:
Disagreeably damp or humid:
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  1. Disagreeably damp or humid:
  2. Disagreeably damp; moist and chilly
Excessively ingratiating; smarmy:
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  1. Excessively ingratiating; smarmy:
  2. Covered with or full of slime
  3. Covered with or exuding slime:
Containing as much water vapor as is possible at a given temperature. Air that is saturated has a relative humidity of 100 percent.
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  1. Containing as much water vapor as is possible at a given temperature. Air that is saturated has a relative humidity of 100 percent.
  2. (Comparable) Soaked or drenched with moisture.
  3. Soaked through with moisture; wet
Full of water vapor; damp; moist
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  1. Full of water vapor; damp; moist
Full of or surrounded by fog.
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  1. Full of or surrounded by fog.
  2. (Figuratively) Confused, befuddled, etc.
  3. Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy
Humid:
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  1. Humid:
  2. Somewhat moist or wet; humid
  3. Slightly wet:
(Medicine) The quality of normal skin signs, epidermis that is neither diaphragmatic nor dry
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  1. (Medicine) The quality of normal skin signs, epidermis that is neither diaphragmatic nor dry
  2. Unpleasantly moist, cold, and sticky
  3. Damp and unpleasant:
Of or relating to a shower or showers.
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  1. Of or relating to a shower or showers.
  2. Given to showers; having frequent rainfall.
Of, characteristic of, or affected by storms
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or affected by storms
  2. Subject to, characterized by, or affected by storms; tempestuous.
  3. Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions:
Not transparent or clear.
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  1. Not transparent or clear.
  2. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
  3. Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
Vague; hazy:
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  1. Vague; hazy:
  2. Characterized by or covered with mist
  3. Consisting of or marked by mist:
Played without a mute:
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  1. Played without a mute:
  2. (Sports) Having the forward foot farther from the intended point of impact with the ball than the rear foot:
  3. Ending in a vowel or diphthong:
Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism
  2. Containing or preserved in alcohol.
  3. Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.
Not accurate; not correct; not exact; in error
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  1. Not accurate; not correct; not exact; in error
  2. Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.
To distribute at random or in a pattern
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  1. To distribute at random or in a pattern
  2. To cover (an object) by sprinkling a substance on to it.
  3. To scatter (water, sand, etc.) in drops or particles
To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:
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  1. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:
  2. (Slang) To drink to excess.
  3. To stay immersed in water or other liquid for wetting, softening, etc.
To move, spill, or fly about in scattered masses:
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  1. To move, spill, or fly about in scattered masses:
  2. To apply patches or spots of a contrasting, usually bright, color to:
  3. To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses:
Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
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  1. Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
  2. Filled with moisture; soaked through
  3. Soggy and heavy from improper cooking; doughy.
Dull, heavy, and boring
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  1. Dull, heavy, and boring
  2. Lacking spirit; dull:
  3. Saturated or sodden with moisture; soaked:
Soaked, drenched, completely wet to the point of dripping.
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  1. Soaked, drenched, completely wet to the point of dripping.
  2. Thoroughly soaked; drenched.
  3. Thoroughly wet; drenched
(Informal) To put out (a light or fire) quickly
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  1. (Informal) To put out (a light or fire) quickly
  2. To wet thoroughly; drench.
  3. To put out (a light or fire); extinguish:
To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
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  1. To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
  2. To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
  3. To wet through and through; soak.
To cause (something) to be filled, charged, supplied, etc. with the maximum that it can absorb
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  1. To cause (something) to be filled, charged, supplied, etc. with the maximum that it can absorb
  2. To dissolve the maximum amount of (a gas, liquid, or solid) in a solution at a given temperature and pressure
  3. To soak or fill so that no more liquid may be absorbed:
To pass or penetrate as a liquid does; permeate
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  1. To pass or penetrate as a liquid does; permeate
  2. To stay immersed in water or other liquid for wetting, softening, etc.
  3. (Slang) To drink to excess.
To make or become sodden.
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  1. To make or become sodden.
To be or become thoroughly wet
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  1. To be or become thoroughly wet
  2. To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
  3. To take up by absorption:
To become immersed or soaking wet.
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  1. To become immersed or soaking wet.
  2. To plunge or steep in a liquid
  3. To steep in a mixture, as in pickling.
To wet or moisten
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  1. To wet or moisten
  2. To give a bath to; wash
  3. To wash in a liquid.
To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
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  1. To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
  2. (Intransitive) To become damp; to deaden.
  3. To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
(Intransitive) To become moist or moister.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become moist or moister.
  2. To make or become moist.
To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
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  1. To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
  2. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with water or other liquid:
  3. To wash clothes

Synonym Study

  • Humid implies such permeation of the air with moisture as to make for discomfort a hot, humid day
  • Moist implies slight but, unlike damp , often desirable wetness moist air
  • Dank suggests a disagreeable, chilling, unwholesome dampness a dank fog
  • Damp implies slight, usually undesirable or unpleasant wetness a damp room
  • Wet is applied to something covered or soaked with water or other liquid wet streets, clothes, etc. or to something not yet dry wet paint
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