Synonyms for Moisten:

adj.

wet (adjective)
shower, mist, wash over, SOG, steam, wet down, sponge, squirt, bedew, dip, rain on, bathe, water down, saturate, drench, moisturize, steep, soak, waterlog, sop.

n.

hose, wring, wipe up. moisten (noun)
dampen, wash, drizzle.

v.

change (verb)
wash, dampen.
make wet, damp (verb)
soak, moisturize, bathe, humidify, sop, waterlog, rain on, water down, squirt, wet, sprinkle, saturate, bedew, dip, splash, SOG, shower, spray, wash, dampen, splatter, steam, water, mist, drench, steep.
moisten (verb)
splash, spray, humidify, splatter, wet, sprinkle, water, dampen.

Other synonyms:

soak, drench, wipe up, wring. hose, bathe. saturate. steep, squirt. wet
wet.
Other relevant words:
saturate, waterlog, sop, sponge, squirt, dampen, wet down, drench, drizzle, soak, bedew, dip, wash, steep, mist, steam, water down, shower, rain on, bathe, moisturize, hose, SOG.

Usage examples for moisten

  1. Add sufficient stock to moisten and bake for half an hour in a moderate oven. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  2. I doubt whether we shall be able ever to moisten it again." – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  3. Melt butter and pour over mixture, salt, then add enough milk to moisten so as to form the shape of a loaf of bread. – The-Suffrage-Cook-Book by Kleber, L. O., Mrs.