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whet
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
to increase a sense or desire

or more rarely:  to sharpen a knife or other cutting edge
  • Why dost thou whet thy knife so earnestly?
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (26% in)

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