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to give a sharp edge to

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make keen or more acute

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sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone

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Away from football, there's plenty to whet the appetite with another action-packed week.
As usual, clinic attendees can expect an outstanding group of clinicians who will whet their appetites for the upcoming seasons.
Does seeing Shaquille O'Noal chomp on a Nestle's crunch bar whet your appetite for chocolate?
If you are interested in policy issues, this edition has more than enough to whet your appetite.
Manufacturers are still rolling out new products that are made to whet the appetites of buyers from every section of the country.
* Whet the market's appetite without giving away the store.
Chances are it'll also whet your appetite for one of Toronto's innumerable restaurants and wine bars.
Our feature "All Dried Up" should whet student interest in weather cycles and the causes of drought.
To whet your appetite for what we'll be reporting next month, note that over 60% of our shoppers say that they have "made some produce brand decisions based on flavor experience and expectations."
Why blow a sixth to a quarter of a day's saturated fat on eight or nine mini pretzels, which may not be enough to whet some appetites?
Moreover, Jaws whet corporate appetites for big profits quickly, which is to say, studios wanted every film to be Jaws."
And as noted by our Beltway sentinel, in this context wet won't do whet's work, albeit the two sound and even look alike.
Within these perimeters the roster of Baldwin's interactions and connections reads like a veritable International Who's Whet. Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King, Jr., Amiri Baraka, Mary McCarthy, Harry Belafonte, Robert Kennedy, Lorraine Hansberry, Sidney Poitier, Toni Morrison, Stephen Spender, Malcolm X, Marion Brando, Richard Wright, Margaret Mead, Langston Hughes, William Styron, Chinua Achebe, Norman Mailer, Wole Soyinka, and many others.
But factors such as whet her t he y a re married or cohabiting, age and length of the partnership all have an effect on the exact level of happiness.
It was set to whet readers' appetites ahead of Eclipse, the next film in the massively popular Twilight saga adapted from the popular Stephenie Meyer books.