from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Serving to refresh.
  • adjective Pleasantly fresh and different.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Refreshment; that which refreshes; relief after fatigue or suffering.
  • Tending or serving to refresh; invigorating; reviving; reanimating: sometimes used with a humorous or sarcastic implication.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Reviving; reanimating.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That refreshes someone; pleasantly fresh and different; granting vitality and energy.
  • adjective Serving to refresh.
  • noun The action of refresh; refreshment given or received.
  • noun That which gives refreshment.
  • verb Present participle of refresh.

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

  • adjective pleasantly new or different
  • adjective imparting vitality and energy


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