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 for Wet blanket
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wet \Wet\ (w[e^]t), a. [Compar. Wetter; superl. Wettest.]
     [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[=ae]t; akin to OFries. w[=e]t, Icel.
     v[=a]tr, Sw. v[*a]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water. [root]137. See
     Water.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid;
        moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid
        upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.
        "Wet cheeks." --Shak.
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     2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season. "Wet
        October's torrent flood." --Milton.
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     3. (Chem.) Employing, or done by means of, water or some
        other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in
        distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or
        fusion is employed.
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     4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk. [Slang] --Prior.
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     Wet blanket, Wet dock, etc. See under Blanket, Dock,
        etc.
  
     Wet goods, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
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     Syn: Nasty; humid; damp; moist. See Nasty.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wet blanket
      n 1: someone who spoils the pleasure of others [syn:
           spoilsport, killjoy, wet blanket, party pooper]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "wet blanket":
     Foamite, acid, automatic sprinkler, bore, buttonholer, carbon tet,
     carbon tetrachloride, carbon-dioxide foam, chill, cold water,
     crashing bore, crepehanger, damp, damper, deck gun, deluge set,
     determent, deterrent, discouragement, drag, drip, dryasdust, dusty,
     extinguisher, fire apparatus, fire engine, fire hose, fire hydrant,
     fireplug, flat tire, foam, foam extinguisher, frightful bore,
     grouch, headache, hook-and-ladder, humdrum, killjoy, ladder pipe,
     malcontent, nuisance, pessimist, pest, pill, proser, pumper,
     snorkel, soda, sourpuss, spoilsport, sprinkler, sprinkler head,
     sprinkler system, super-pumper, twaddler, water, water cannon
  
  

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