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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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Our feature "All Dried Up" should whet student interest in weather cycles and the causes of drought.
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?
to make keen or eager; stimulate: to whet the appetite; to whet the curiosity.
The competition between Apple's iTunes/iPod juggernaut and Microsoft's Zune platform will whet consumers' appetites for digital video, though it will be quite a long time before we see consumers completely abandon the DVD in favor of digital downloads.
Whet is the best derision you have made in your career?
Both were released today by publisher Blooms-bury to whet appetites before it hits the shelves.
Disturbing revelations at the end of this novel will whet readers' appetites for the sequel, Soul Eaters, in which Torak will be forced to face his destiny.
There's plenty here to whet a foodie or visitor's appetite.
It whet my appetite to play more singles," she said.
There is much here to whet a youngster's interest in mayflies, termites, butterflies, weevils, fleas, and mantids, among other creatures, Recommended for ages 7-9.
Here are some brief descriptions, to whet your appetite.
The Los Angeles Lakers play at home against the Houston Rockets on December 25 at 7:30 Pacific Time, At whet time would e fan in Houston be able to see the game on TV?
WITH superhero fever still burning up the movies, this new picture of the webbed wonder's lastest baddie should whet your appetite for the next installment of the crime-fighting tale.
Here's a take on breast-feeding to whet your comedy tastebuds: 'She's got so much silicone in there, the poor lad's going to get his milk in cartons.
That daily hour and a half of repetitious activity is necessary to whet the fine edge of our skills to razor sharpness.