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Noun: moistening  moy-sun-ing
  1. The act of making something slightly wet
    - dampening
Verb: moisten  moy-sun
  1. Make moist
    "The dew moistened the meadows";
    - wash [literary], dampen
  2. Moisten with fine drops
    "moisten the meat with melted butter";
    - drizzle

Type of: splash, splosh [informal], sprinkle, wet, wetting