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- v. to wet; to moisten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To moisten; to wet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To moisten; wet; water.
- In chem., to become moist by attracting vapor of water from the atmosphere; to deliquesce.
I sup, I wet, I humect, I moisten my gullet, I drink, and all for fear of dying.
Except in Ireland, I never heard _humour_ or _humorous_ aspirated, though in _humid_ and _humect_ the _h_ is always sounded.
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