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whet
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
to increase a sense or desire

or more rarely:  to sharpen a knife or other cutting edge
  • These fragments of nourishment served only to whet my hunger.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — The Work of Fifteen Days (35% in)

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