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  • Freshen — Fresh en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Freshened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Freshening}] 1. To make fresh; to separate, as water, from saline ingredients; to make less salty; as, to freshen water, fish, or flesh. [1913 Webster] 2. To refresh; to revive. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freshen up — (something) to add to something to make it better or more interesting. She decided to wear her large silver pin to help freshen up the black dress. I m getting another drink can I freshen yours up? …   New idioms dictionary

  • freshen — 1690s, from FRESH (Cf. fresh) (1) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Freshened; freshening. To freshen a drink, top it off is from 1961. The earlier verb was simply fresh (mid 14c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • freshen up — freshen (yourself) up to wash your hands or face or use the toilet. Velma said she needed to freshen up before supper …   New idioms dictionary

  • freshen — [fresh′ən] vt. to make fresh, or vigorous, clean, etc. vi. 1. to become fresh 2. to increase in strength: said of the wind ☆ 3. to begin to give milk, as a cow after having a calf freshen up to bathe oneself, change into fresh clothes, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Freshen — Fresh en, v. i. 1. To grow fresh; to lose saltness. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow brisk or strong; as, the wind freshens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freshen up — index fix (repair) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • freshen — [v] make like new; revitalize activate, air, cleanse, enliven, invigorate, purify, refresh, restore, revive, rouse, spruce up, sweeten, titivate, ventilate; concept 244 Ant. overuse …   New thesaurus

  • freshen — ► VERB 1) make or become fresh. 2) chiefly N. Amer. top up (a drink) …   English terms dictionary

  • freshen — fresh|en [ freʃn ] verb 1. ) transitive if you freshen someone s drink, you give them more to drink: TOP 2. ) freshen or freshen up transitive to make something fresher, cleaner, or more attractive: Brushing your teeth freshens your mouth. She… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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