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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 ?
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.
The Wets celebrate 10 years at the top this year, an amazing run of success they never thought they'd have.
Wet Wet Wet have confirmed they'll play a massive concert at Parkhead on September 6 .
REUNITED boyband Blue have been announced as the support act for long-serving Scottish pop act, Wet Wet Wet when they bring their greatest hits tour to Tyneside later this year.
WET WET WET (right) return to Birmingham's NEC on Tuesday, December 4, for the first date of their massive comeback tour - and you could be there watching them from the best seat in the house.
WET Wet Wet drummer Tommy Cunningham reckons the Scottish band is risking a lot.
As well as playing their hits Wet Wet Wet will be showcasing their new album, Timeless.
Marti has enjoyed playing with the Wets second time around.
Scottish combo Wet Wet Wet will be taking to the stage for their first show in Liverpool for 15 years.
In theory, that should be easy since substrates and pigments tend to have higher surface tensions than the paints and dispersants attempting to wet them.