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- v. To whet the appetite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make hungry; to whet the appetite of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give an appetite to; awaken a craving in; increase or whet the appetite of: as, to appetize one for his food.
Back-formation from appetizing. (Wiktionary)