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to whet the o one's appetite

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  • whet one’s appetite —  Not wet. The word has nothing to do with heightened salivary flow or anything of the like. It comes from an old English word, hwettan, meaning sharpen. Hence also whetstone for a stone used to sharpen knives …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • whet one's appetite —    Not wet. The word has nothing to do with heightened salivary flow or anything of the like. It comes from an Old English word, hwettan, meaning sharpen. Hence also whetstone, for a stone used to sharpen knives …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • whet — verb /ʍɛt,wɛt/ a) To hone or rub on with some substance, as a piece of stone, for the purpose of sharpening. To whet one’s appetite. b) To stimulate or make more keen. In the end, porn doesn’t whet men’s appeti …   Wiktionary

  • whet — v. & n. v.tr. (whetted, whetting) 1 sharpen (a scythe or other tool) by grinding. 2 stimulate (the appetite or a desire, interest, etc.). n. 1 the act or an instance of whetting. 2 a small quantity stimulating one s appetite for more. Derivatives …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks — is a classic cocktail book by David A. Embury, first published in 1948. The book is noteworthy for its witty, highly opinionated and conversational tone, as well as its categorization of cocktails into two main types: aromatic and sour, its… …   Wikipedia

  • Ringleader of the Tormentors — Infobox Album | Name = Ringleader of the Tormentors Type = Album Artist = Morrissey Released = 3 April 2006 Recorded = 2005 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 50:05 Label = Sanctuary Records Producer = Tony Visconti Reviews = *AbsolutePunk.net… …   Wikipedia

  • Contents of the United States diplomatic cables leak (Israel) — Content from the United States diplomatic cables leak has depicted Israel and related subjects extensively. The leak, which began on 28 November 2010, occurred when the website of WikiLeaks an international new media non profit organisation that… …   Wikipedia

  • List of city nicknames in the United States — This partial list of city nicknames in the United States compiles the aliases, sobriquets and slogans that cities are known by (or have been known by historically), officially and unofficially, to municipal governments, local people, outsiders or …   Wikipedia

  • Eglinton Tournament of 1839 — The Eglinton Tournament of 1839 was a re enactment of a medieval joust and revel held in Scotland on Friday 30 August.Corbould. p 5.] It was funded and organized by Archibald Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton, and took place at Eglinton Castle,… …   Wikipedia

  • Desire — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Desire >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 desire desire wish fancy fantasy Sgm: N 1 want want need exigency GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 mind mind inclination leaning …   English dictionary for students

  • desire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Craving Nouns 1. desire, wish, fancy, fantasy; want, need (see necessity). 2. desirability, appeal, magnetism, attraction. 3. inclination, mind, devices, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection;… …   English dictionary for students


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