One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘her hair was still damp from the shower’
moist, moistened, wettish, dampened, dampish
humid, steamy, muggy, clammy, sweaty, sticky, dank, moisture-laden, wet, wetted, rainy, drizzly, showery, misty, foggy, vaporous, dewy
1‘you could feel the damp in the air’
moisture, dampness, humidity, wetness, wet, water, liquid, condensation, steam, vapour, clamminess, mugginess, dankness, wateriness
rain, raininess, dew, drizzle, precipitation, spray
1‘gradually sweat damped the edges of his hair’
dampen, moisten, wet, dew, water, irrigate, humidify
rare sparge, humify, humect
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