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wet (oneself)

1. Literally, to urinate while wearing one's clothing. I had to go to the bathroom so bad that I'd nearly wet myself by the time I made it home. Sarah has just finished potty training, but she still wets herself from time to time.
2. To laugh hysterically or uncontrollably. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Raj's new boyfriend is hilarious, he had us wetting ourselves through the whole lunch!
3. To be extremely excited or giddy. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Abigail and I were nearly wetting ourselves with excitement for the concert to start!
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wet

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. He’s been drinking since noon and is pretty wet.
2. mod. having to do with an area where is it legal to sell alcohol. (Compare this with dry.) Is it wet or dry in this county?
3. mod. feeble; in the manner of a nerd. Tom is totally wet. What a jerk.
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Wetter said that so far, he has approached a handful of institutions in the United States and abroad and has received a unanimously positive response.
My career in finance and accounting is very challenging and rewarding, and I've been playing in bands since my freshman year in high school in 1978," said Wetter.
Interestingly, for short-term relationships, both and women preferred wetter kisses, probably to maximize the hormone exchange and heat things up.
According to the study, this shift to wetter weather 70,000 years ago enabled people to travel over longer distances, gaining sustenance from a landscape that was previously too barren to traverse.
The images indicate that more than half of that dust originates from the Bodele depression, a now-dry basin on the southern edge of the Sahara that in wetter times held a body of water the size of Lake Erie.
The good news is that it believes we are in for a milder than average winter, but it will be wetter than last winter.
Nesting success decreases during dry years; during wetter years the number of ducks that make their way south in the fall increases.
What's more, this decline in tree health occurred despite the regional climate becoming warmer and wetter, a situation that should have increased growth.
Wetter of the department of health promotion and human development at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, enrolled 12 college women who screened positive for weight preoccupation.
When water is scarce, large pastoralists are forced to move their herds southward to relatively wetter areas that are usually occupied by sedentary farmers, thus precipitating intergroup conflicts.
Wetter stressed that any weight-training program for women at risk of eating disorders should focus on gaining strength and ability, and should avoid sending any messages about burning fat or controlling weight.
The cooler, wetter air is sucked into exhaust ducts.
Jumping into the fray, Cardinal Friedrich Wetter of Munich insisted that any complaints should be made to the offending priest, and the bishop should be involved only if the priest is unresponsive (Cath.
MORE people have bought convertible cars this year even though the weather has been wetter, new research showed this week.
Rising sea levels have made the reed beds wetter and more difficult to harvest and cheaper imports from countries such as Turkey could force the skill to dwindle out of existence