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English verb: whet

1. whet (perception) make keen or more acute

SamplesWhet my appetite.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)excite, stimulate, stir

2. whet (contact) sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sharpen

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