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Freshen up   /frˈɛʃən əp/   Listen
Freshen up

verb
1.
Make brighter and prettier.  Synonyms: refurbish, renovate.  "My wife wants us to renovate"
2.
Become or make oneself fresh again.  Synonyms: freshen, refresh, refreshen.






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"Freshen up" Quotes from Famous Books



... 660; repair, refection, refocillation^, refreshment, regalement^, bait; relief &c 834. break, spell. refreshment stand; refreshments; [Refreshments], ice cream, cold soda, soda pop, hot dogs (food). V. brace &c (strengthen) 159; reinvigorate; air, freshen up, refresh, recruit; repair &c (restore) 660; fan, refocillate^; refresh the inner man. breathe, respire; drink in the ozone; take a break, take a breather, take five, draw breath, take a deep breath, take breath, gather breath, take a long breath, regain ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... upon the position ye take, how ye look t' others. Once ye get outside of most things, ye straightway freshen up an' get likelier lookin'!" ...
— Janet of the Dunes • Harriet T. Comstock



Words linked to "Freshen up" :   lave, change, renew, wash up, gentrify, regenerate



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