Moisture


Moisture
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Moisture->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moisture
moisture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moistness
moistness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ humidity
humidity
humectation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ madefaction|
madefaction|
dew
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ serein
serein
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ marsh
marsh
&c. 345
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hygrometry
hygrometry
hygrometer
PARAG:Moisture->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ moisten
moisten
wet
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ humect
humect
humectate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sponge
sponge
damp
bedew
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ imbue
imbue
imbrue
infiltrate
saturate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ soak
soak
drench
&c.(water) 337
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be moist
be moist
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ not have a dry thread
not have a dry thread
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ perspire
perspire
&c.(exude) 295
PARAG:Moisture->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ moist
moist
damp
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ watery
watery
&c. 337
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ madid
madid
roric
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undried
undried
humid
sultry
wet
dank
luggy
dewy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ roral|
roral|
rorid|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ roscid
roscid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ juicy
juicy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ wringing wet
wringing wet
soaking wet
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ wet through to the skin
wet through to the skin
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ saturated
saturated
&c.->V.
swashy
soggy
dabbled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ reeking
reeking
dripping
soaking
soft
sodden
sloppy
muddy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ swampy
swampy
&c.(marshy) 345
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ irriguous
irriguous

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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