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Definition 1: become or make oneself fresh again - [verb of body]

Samples where freshen up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She freshened up after the tennis game

Synonyms for freshen up in the sense of this definition

(freshen up is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of freshen up ) wash one's face and hands

"She freshened up in the bathroom"

Definition 2: make brighter and prettier - [verb of change]

Samples where freshen up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we refurbished the guest wing
  • My wife wants us to renovate

Synonyms for freshen up in the sense of this definition

(freshen up is a kind of ...) reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

"We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years" "They renewed their membership"

(... is a kind of freshen up ) renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations

"gentrify a row of old houses" "gentrify the old center of town"

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