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English definition of “moisten”

moisten

verb [I or T]     /ˈmɔɪ.sən/
to make something slightly wet or to become slightly wet: Moisten the cloth before using it to clean glass.Wet weather and wetness
(Definition of moisten verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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