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To make someone or something wet or dry

wet

verb

to make something wet with water or another liquid

dry

verb

to remove the water from something by wiping it, heating it, or blowing air onto it

wipe up

to remove a liquid from a surface using a cloth

dampen

verb

to make something slightly wet

wring

verb

to twist and squeeze something in order to remove liquid from it

moisten

verb

to make something slightly wet

hose

verb

to direct water on something using a hose

soak

verb

to make something very wet, or to become very wet

squirt

verb

to make someone or something wet by squirting a liquid

saturate

verb

to make something completely wet

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