"renovating" in the verb sense
1. renovate, restitute
restore to a previous or better condition
"They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"
2. refurbish, renovate, freshen up
make brighter and prettier
"we refurbished the guest wing"
"My wife wants us to renovate"
3. animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify
give new life or energy to
"A hot soup will revive me"
"This will renovate my spirits"
"This treatment repaired my health"
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