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English verb: freshen

1. freshen (change) make (to feel) fresh

SamplesThe cool water refreshed us.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew

Narrower (hyponym)air, air out, vent, ventilate

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

SamplesShe freshened up after the tennis game.

Synonymsfreshen up, refresh, refreshen

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

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)lave, wash up

3. freshen (body) make fresh again

Synonymsrefresh, refreshen

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Antonymsfag out, tire out, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, fag, wear

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