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Synonyms of damp in English:


  • her hair was still damp from the shower
    [Antonyms] dry
  • noun

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  • you could feel the damp in the air
    rain, raininess, dew, drizzle, precipitation, spray;
    perspiration, sweat
    [Antonyms] dryness
  • verb

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  • gradually sweat damped the edges of his hair this did nothing to damp my enthusiasm See dampen
  • Word links

    hygro- related prefix, as in hygrometer, hygroscopic
    hygrophobia fear of damp

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