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General Crossword Questions for “whets”

  • Excites hothead among former moderate Conservatives


  • 1 Debate / defend / reject / submit examples here. 2 What Eggcorns are nothing wets your appetite instead of whets your appetite (in an advertising campaign by. — “Talk:Eggcorn/Archive 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Aditya Kabir 18:41, 31 May 2007 (UTC) Two comments come to mind. One, the history section to me that such a statement basically whets the reader's appetite and then leaves it. — “Wikipedia:WikiProject Aviation/Peer review/Biman Bangladesh”,
  • 1.3 Nancy Meyers, director,producer and writer [edit] January 31 [edit] Who does the Really whets my appetite for series 4 :-) --Richardrj talk email 14:54, 31 January 2008. — “Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Entertainment/2008 January”,


  • Socrates, her first minion, is so averse to all manner of violence, as totally to throw it aside, to slip into the more natural facility of her own progress; 'tis the nursing mother of all human pleasures, who in rendering them just, renders them also pure and permanent; in moderating them, keeps them in breath and appetite; in interdicting those which she herself refuses, whets our desire to those that she allows; and, like a kind and liberal mother, abundantly allows all that nature requires, even to satiety, if not to lassitude: unless we mean to say that the regimen which stops the toper before he has drunk himself drunk, the glutton before he has eaten to a surfeit, and the lecher before he has got the pox, is an enemy to pleasure. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • I was watching to see where he kept his razor, when lo and behold, he takes the harpoon from the bed corner, slips out the long wooden stock, unsheathes the head, whets it a little on his boot, and striding up to the bit of mirror against the wall, begins a vigorous scraping, or rather harpooning of his cheeks. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville


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