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whet
used in The Two Towers

2 uses
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Definition
to increase a sense or desire

or more rarely:  to sharpen a knife or other cutting edge
  • The elf was whetting his long knife.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (64% in)
  • He thought for a bit, while he took out his knife, cleaned and whetted it, and began to dress the rabbits.
    4.4 — Book 4 Chapter 4 — Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (37% in)

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