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moist

adjective uk   /mɔɪst/ us  
slightly wet, especially in a good way: Keep the soil in the pot moist, but not too wet. approving This cake is lovely and moist!
See also
moistness
noun [U] uk   /ˈmɔɪst.nəs/ us  
Translations of “moist”
in Korean 촉촉한…
in Arabic رَطِب…
in French moite…
in Turkish nemli, rutubetli…
in Italian inumidito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潮濕的, 濕潤的…
in Russian влажный, сырой…
in Polish wilgotny…
in Spanish húmedo…
in Portuguese úmido…
in German feucht…
in Catalan humit…
in Japanese (しっとりと)湿った…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潮湿的, 湿润的…
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