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  1. whet

    • IPA[wɛt]

    英式

    • v.
      sharpen the blade of (a tool or weapon);excite or stimulate (someone's desire, interest, or appetite)
    • n.
      a thing that stimulates appetite or desire
    • verb: whet, 3rd person present: whets, gerund or present participle: whetting, past tense: whetted, past participle: whetted

    • noun: whet, plural noun: whets

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    • 1. archaic a thing that stimulates appetite or desire he swallowed his two dozen oysters as a whet
    • n.
      a small North and Central American owl with a call that resembles the sound of a saw blade ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a small North and Central American owl with a call that resembles the sound of a saw blade ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[(h)wet]

    美式

    • v.
      sharpen the blade of (a tool or weapon): she took out her dagger and began to whet its blade in even, rhythmic strokes
    • n.
      a thing that stimulates appetite or desire: he swallowed his two dozen oysters as a whet

    Oxford American Dictionary