refreshen


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re·fresh·en

 (rĭ-frĕsh′ən)
tr. & intr.v. re·fresh·ened, re·fresh·en·ing, re·fresh·ens
To refresh or become refreshed.

refreshen

(riːˈfrɛʃən)
vb (tr)
to freshen again
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.refreshen - become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
wash up, lave - wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.refreshen - make fresh again
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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There's nothin' so refreshen' as sleep, sir, as the servant girl said afore she drank the egg-cupful of laudanum.'
Greg Nwakaobi said the lecture was a background for subsequent lectures stressing that its purpose was to refreshen memories on what Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu stood for.
Syed Hameed Shaheen Alvi appealed to the President of the UN General Assembly to refreshen his global role in securing settlement of Kashmir dispute which is a real threat to normalcy in South Asia.
United were hopeful a proper pre-season would refreshen Sanchez, who seldom performed following his January arrival from Arsenal.
It takes you away from obsession and leads you to refreshen. Or something like that.
Well, that was the assumption a decade ago, and it coincided with the far greater use of oak chips to flavor wines, along with other tactics (such as the use of toasted oak staves that were dropped into fermentation tanks, or oak inserts that were put into older barrels to refreshen the oak character in them).
For a while now I have harbored the notion that outsider or "naive" art will refreshen the well, not through aesthetic novelty, but through the novelty, of creating art that is necessary.
* Establish mineral licks in the late winter/early spring time frame and refreshen them once a year or after periods of heavy rain.
But a two-hour rain break seemed to refreshen the Europeans as Swede Catrin Nilsmark gave her team-mates a rousing rallying cry.
You may want to refreshen your scent line for a couple of days prior to setting up your decoy.
Besides the brand's various marketing campaigns , designed to refreshen it in the minds of its loyal consumers, Gala presence and visibility in street corners of major cities and shops in the country, further reinforce its presence in the consumers' minds.