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Synonyms for whet
ʰwɛt, wɛtwhet

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  1. whet

    Synonyms:
    sharpen, incite, stimulate, excite, provoke

Princeton's WordNet

  1. whet, quickenverb

    make keen or more acute

    "whet my appetite"

    Synonyms:
    accelerate, repair, invigorate, speed, recreate, reanimate, revive, speed up, renovate, animate, vivify, quicken, revivify

  2. whetverb

    sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone

    Synonyms:
    quicken

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  1. whetverb

    Synonyms:
    sharpen (by rubbing)

  2. whetverb

    Synonyms:
    stimulate, excite, arouse, rouse, quicken, animate, warm, kindle

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  1. List of paraphrases for "whet":

    sharpen

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  1. Tony Jacklin:

    If Tiger can get his putting right you wouldn't rule him out, from tee to green his ball-striking has been pretty good since he returned from his back injury at the end of 2017 and a bit of links golf might just whet his appetite.


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