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refreshing

adjective  us   /rɪˈfreʃ·ɪŋ/
bringing new energy and strength in a pleasant and often unexpected way: a refreshing breeze on a hot day [+ to infinitive] It’s refreshing to see so many young families moving into the neighborhood.
refreshingly
adverb  us   /rɪˈfreʃ·ɪŋ·li/
a refreshingly honest statement
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