Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a refreshing manner; so as to refresh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality

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Examples

  • The world worships her as its perfect pearl: and we are brought refreshfully to acknowledge that the world is right.

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • And though this cloud as a dry tongue after much wine craves water, glimpses of his tramp's walk with a fellow tramp on a different road, enjoying strangely healthy vagabond sensations and vast ideas; brought the vagrant philosopher refreshfully to his mind: chiefly for the reason that while in Woodseer's company he had hardly suffered a stroke of pain from the thought of Henrietta.

    The Amazing Marriage — Complete

  • And though this cloud as a dry tongue after much wine craves water, glimpses of his tramp's walk with a fellow tramp on a different road, enjoying strangely healthy vagabond sensations and vast ideas; brought the vagrant philosopher refreshfully to his mind: chiefly for the reason that while in Woodseer's company he had hardly suffered a stroke of pain from the thought of Henrietta.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 2

  • The world worships her as its perfect pearl: and we are brought refreshfully to acknowledge that the world is right.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 4

  • The world worships her as its perfect pearl: and we are brought refreshfully to acknowledge that the world is right.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • And though this cloud as a dry tongue after much wine craves water, glimpses of his tramp's walk with a fellow tramp on a different road, enjoying strangely healthy vagabond sensations and vast ideas; brought the vagrant philosopher refreshfully to his mind: chiefly for the reason that while in Woodseer's company he had hardly suffered a stroke of pain from the thought of Henrietta.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • It was a June evening, and he and Russell were alone; he had drawn up the blind, and through the open window the summer breeze, pure from the sea and fragrant from the garden, was blowing refreshfully into the sick boy's room.

    Eric, or Little by Little

  • '_refreshfully_,' (45); and a vulture has a '_spreaded_ tail,' (p. 44.)

    Early Reviews of English Poets

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