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Refreshing Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    refreshing adj
  1. imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air" [syn: bracing, brisk, energizing, energising, fresh, refreshful, tonic]
  2. pleasantly novel or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort" [syn: novel]
Refreshing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Refresh \Re*fresh"\ (r?*fr?sh"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refreshed (-fr?sht"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refreshing.] [OE. refreshen, refreschen, OF. refreschir (cf. OF. rafraischir, rafreschir, F. rafra?chir); pref. re- re- + fres fresh. F. frais. See Fresh, a.]
  1. To make fresh again; to restore strength, spirit, animation, or the like, to; to relieve from fatigue or depression; to reinvigorate; to enliven anew; to reanimate; as, sleep refreshes the body and the mind. --Chaucer. Foer they have refreshed my spirit and yours. --1 Cor. xvi. 18. And labor shall refresh itself with hope. --Shak.
  2. To make as if new; to repair; to restore. The rest refresh the scaly snakes that fol? The shield of Pallas, and renew their gold. --Dryden. To refresh the memory, to quicken or strengthen it, as by a reference, review, memorandum, or suggestion. Syn: To cool; refrigerate; invigorate; revive; reanimate; renovate; renew; restore; recreate; enliven; cheer.
Refreshing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Refreshing \Re*fresh"ing\, a. Reviving; reanimating. -- Re*fresh"ing*ly, adv. -- Re*fresh"ing*ness, n.
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  • Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker's Award: Created in 1998, Coca-Cola has given out the Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker's Award to a student winner of their competition. ...

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  • Make Spring Sparkle with Crisp, Refreshing Wines from Aveleda
    NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Gentle spring temperatures invite indulgence in lighter fare that calls for fresh, vibrant wines, a style exemplified by the wines of Aveleda S.A. Cool, casual and elegant, these classic ... Read more on this news related to 'Refreshing'
  • College Baseball Players Lip-sync to Song From Disney's 'Frozen'
    An unlikely duo is providing a refreshing spin on an instant classic. Matt Kilby and Brad Borosak play college baseball for the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The teammates are gearing up for a big weekend as the Midshipmen prepare to host archrival Army in a two-day back-to-back doubleheader series. Borosak notes that he has even seen a few tweets Read more on this news related to 'Refreshing'
  • Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Toyota Camry
    Is the 2015 Toyota Camry's New Look Refreshing or Revolting? Read more on this news related to 'Refreshing'

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