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English verb: freshen up

1. freshen up (change) make brighter and prettier


SamplesWe refurbished the guest wing.
My wife wants us to renovate.


Synonymsrefurbish, renovate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew


Narrower (hyponym)gentrify

2. freshen up (body) become or make oneself fresh again


SamplesShe freshened up after the tennis game.


Synonymsfreshen, refresh, refreshen


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)lave, wash up









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