"refreshing" in the verb sense
1. review, brush up, refresh
refresh one's memory
"I reviewed the material before the test"
2. refresh, freshen
make (to feel) fresh
"The cool water refreshed us"
3. freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen up
become or make oneself fresh again
"She freshened up after the tennis game"
4. refresh, freshen, refreshen
make fresh again
"refreshing" in the adjective sense
1. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic
imparting vitality and energy
"the bracing mountain air"
2. novel, refreshing
pleasantly new or different
"common sense of a most refreshing sort"
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