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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of freshen.


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  • I started the Great Laundering of Clothes Being Given Away they were clean the last time I folded and stacked them, but there's this about used T-shirts--they need to be "freshened" before reuse if stored too long.

    From Twitter 05-17-2010

  • It has been "freshened" as well, with better features and graphics and 60% more patriotism and... music!

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • I don't think Jewish music neccesserily needs to be updated or 'freshened' as much as it needs to be sincerely and truly prayed because most traditional Jewish music is not in fact music, but prayers that were sung.

    Tablet Magazine

  • "We recently 'freshened' up our interface and several key features of FreshDM to make the application even easier for our current and future clients to navigate."

    Advertising Industry Newswire

  • Chrysler has freshened much of its product line, with new powertrains, retuned suspensions, and updated interiors in many models.

    Pricing released for updated 2011 Dodge cars and SUVs

  • The 2011 Chrysler 200 is a freshened version of the Chrysler Sebring, and it has been given a heavy marketing push, starting with a two-minute Super Bowl ad starring rapper Eminem.

    Just In: 2011 Chrysler 200

  • As a chewing gum it entertained the jaws and freshened the breath, and both Indians and settlers heated it and used it to ameliorate the itch of insect stings and bites, boils and ulcers.

    Bird Cloud

  • New fabric has freshened up 35 pieces of furniture, and 100 new dining-room chairs were purchased.

    Historic Club Cleans House

  • Unlike some updated models, these redesigned or freshened models struck us as R&D money well spent: the Hyundai Elantra and Sonata, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Sorento and Sportage, Land Rover LR4, and Porsche Cayenne.

    2011 Annual Auto Issue: This year’s highlights from our auto track

  • Ms. Darcy freshened her cup of tea and opened the book again.

    Just Right


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