Moisten



[moi-suh n] /ˈmɔɪ sən/

verb (used with or without object)
1.
to make or become .
/ˈmɔɪsən/
verb
1.
to make or become moist
v.

1570s, from moist + -en (1). Related: Moistened; moistening. The earlier verb was simply moist (early 14c.), from Old French moistir.

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