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freshen

verb  us   /ˈfreʃ·ən/

freshen verb (MAKE PLEASANT)

[T] to make something more clean and pleasant: These mints are supposed to freshen your breath.

freshen verb (MAKE COOL)

[I/T] to make the air cleaner or cooler: [T] She opened a window to freshen the room. [I] The wind freshened (= became stronger and cooler) and dragged my hair across my eyes.

freshen verb (ADD MORE)

[T] to add more to someone's alcoholic drink: Can I freshen your drink ?
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Translations of “freshen”
in Chinese (Traditional) 空氣, 使潔淨(或涼爽), (風)增強變冷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空气, 使洁净(或凉爽), (风)增强变冷…
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