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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.
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So far there is a paucity of actual experience with physician gain sharing, unless it is sub rosa, partly because of the OIG's wet blanket effect.
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It grieves me to be a wet blanket but the whole rationale for an amplifier like the Outlaw 750 is that one wants more than ample power to drive one's speakers and then resists the temptation to use it at full power.
If Janet Reno acts more as a focusing agent than a wet blanket, she may be able to stabilize any erraticness in Bill Gates's behavior.
Nixon] was all over Latin America like a wet blanket.
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This is dangerous act of throwing a wet blanket over the current positive atmosphere of inter-Korean relations," envoy stressed.
Zulueta's "In tears aboard plane: Touched by papal charism," (Front Page, 1/15/15) which began with "a wet blanket rule on embargo on Philippine journalists eager to score a scoop on the papal plane," but blithely closed with, "The Pope's charm had become a charism.
Shaw, 69, added: "I don't want to be a wet blanket on her sense of courage but I've been flying for 22 years and a plane is like a musical instrument.