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wet

Military
A term used in spy circles referring to any spilling of blood. An assassination may be termed a wet affair, wet job, wet operation or, generically as wetwork or wet work.

Sexology
Referring to vaginal moistness, as in arousal.

Vox populi
Untried, inexperienced, green

wet

(wet)
1. Soaked with moisture, usually water.
2. A colloquial term for edematous or overhydrated.
References in classic literature ?
'Lights in the Sun, John; make up the fire; the gentlemen are wet!' cried the landlord.
Pickwick, when Pott had taken a seat near the fire, and the whole party had got their wet boots off, and dry slippers on.
"I had been out on an errand, dear lady--long after it was dark-- quite late; and when I came home, I found a common-looking person, all wet and muddy, looking up at our house.
I recollect the wet house-tops, the clogged and bursting gutters and water-spouts, the mounds of blackened ice and snow over which we passed, the narrowness of the courts by which we went.
On the step at the gate, drenched in the fearful wet of such a place, which oozed and splashed down everywhere, I saw, with a cry of pity and horror, a woman lying--Jenny, the mother of the dead child.
A chilly blast hums in the taut rigging, causing the ship to tremble to her very keel, and the soaked men on her decks to shiver in their wet clothes to the very marrow of their bones.
Physicians readily acknowledged that the hiring of a private wet nurse usually meant a rich baby survived at the expense of a poor baby.(58) Doctors constantly devised solutions to the problem.
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 24 2019] A new research study of Fact.MR envisages the global Consumer wet wipes Market to depict an average 4.9% value CAGR between the period 2017 and 2026.
Drummer Tommy Cunningham said: "This is an exciting time for Wet Wet Wet.
The announcement comes nearly three decades after Wet Wet Wet officially opened the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) back in March 3 1990.
The silk growers delivered 47.66 tons of wet cocoons on June 14.
[ClickPress, Mon Jun 17 2019] According to a recent Fact.MR research report, a steady 4.3% volume CAGR will be exhibited by the global Consumer Wet Wipes Market during the forecast period, 2017 to 2026.