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freshen

verb (AIR)    /ˈfreʃ.ən/
[T] (also freshen up) to make something cleaner and/or cooler : She opened a window to freshen up the room .Cleaning and tidying places and things [I] If a wind freshens, it becomes stronger and cooler : The wind is expected to freshen as it moves in from the east .Wind and windsStormy weather freshener     /r/ US  // noun [C]
(Definition of freshen verb (AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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