damp


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Synonyms for damp

Synonyms for damp

slightly wet

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Synonyms for damp

a slight wetness

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

restrain or discourage

make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

lessen in force or effect

slightly wet

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We're not in the habit of shutting people up in dark damp dungeons," said Marilla drily, "especially as they're rather scarce in Avonlea.
The upper region being kept damp by the clouds, supports a green and flourishing vegetation.
Of waders and water-birds I was able to get only eleven kinds, and of these only three (including a rail confined to the damp summits of the islands) are new species.
Of toads and frogs there are none: I was surprised at this, considering how well suited for them the temperate and damp upper woods appeared to be.
I was standing in the same mysterious tangle of damp little paths that had always been just there; they curled away on either side among the shrubs, with the brown tracks of recent footsteps in the centre of their green stains, just as they did in my day.
Passing the arbour, and peering into its damp recesses, I started back with my heart in my mouth.
He began to walk the poop instead regardless of the cold, of the damp wind and of the sprays.
How could it be anything but damp in such a situation?
If Oniton is really damp, it is impossible, and must be inhabited by little boys.
The hair, dark, and still damp from the outdoor air, lay in loose waves about the forehead and curved back over the ears in wonderfully becoming lines, with softening little curls here and there.
There was a damp fireplace without any stove, full of wood ashes; a chair, and a very small table; and on the last-named piece of furniture was displayed, in grand array, the doctor's library, consisting of some half-dozen greasy old books.
It was a pitiful sight to see one of these vehicles deep in the mire; the axle-tree broken; the wheel lying idly by its side; the man gone miles away, to look for assistance; the woman seated among their wandering household gods with a baby at her breast, a picture of forlorn, dejected patience; the team of oxen crouching down mournfully in the mud, and breathing forth such clouds of vapour from their mouths and nostrils, that all the damp mist and fog around seemed to have come direct from them.
Yes, I am, a little that way, Uncomfortably damp, perhaps.
The bland and open-hearted proprietor of Bachelor's Hall slept on amidst the congenial accompaniments of rain, mud, dirt, damp, fog, and rats, until late in the day; when, summoning his valet Tom Scott to assist him to rise, and to prepare breakfast, he quitted his couch, and made his toilet.
Just damp enough to be cheerful, sir,' rejoined Brass.