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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 moist·en /ˈmɔɪsṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mois·ten v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moistened p. pr. & vb. n. Moistening.]
 1. To make damp; to wet in a small degree.
    A pipe a little moistened on the inside.   --Bacon.
 2. To soften by making moist; to make tender.
    It moistened not his executioner's heart with any pity.   --Fuller.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows" [syn: wash, dampen]
      2: moisten with fine drops; "drizzle the meat with melted
         butter" [syn: drizzle]