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Example sentences for whet

Another swallower works underwater, in what may be a futile attempt to whet the blade.
They are conversation pieces that whet the imagination.
The media mogul and philanthropist aims to whet a public taste for the low-fat bison burger.
Purists have sought to revive the sound of wh, especially where confusion might result, as in whet contrasted with wet.
Anyway, that's a historical fillip to whet your attention.
When a wire edge forms on the full length of the blade, lightly whet the flat side to remove it.

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