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Synonyms for freshen

cool off

Synonyms

  • cool off
  • become stronger
  • become colder
  • become chilly

freshen (yourself) up

Synonyms

  • have a wash
  • wash (yourself)
  • tidy (yourself) up
  • get washed
  • spruce yourself up

Synonyms for freshen

to make neat and trim; make presentable

to impart renewed energy and strength to (a person)

Synonyms for freshen

make (to feel) fresh

become or make oneself fresh again

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At the end of this period, however, the gale had freshened into a hurricane, and our after-- sail split into ribbons, bringing us so much in the trough of the water that we shipped several prodigious seas, one immediately after the other.
He had not seemed even to notice how orderly and freshened everything was.
In the first place, I am going to have these rooms freshened up with a potful of paint, the electric light, and the telephone you've been at me about so long.
It seemed deserted, and covered with woods; the wind freshened a little toward the east, and the other shore of the lake could be seen.
We fooled about in draughts, and it did us good, and freshened us up; and we took things to make us sick, and they made us fat, and gave us an appetite.
But the breeze freshened, and there was a general desire for movement.
The gray day had turned to a light drizzling rain, which freshened the hedgerows and the grassy borders of the by-roads, and hastened the laborers who were loading the last shocks of corn.
He didn't seem to wait so long for a sixpence in the wind, as at other times; the having to fight with that boisterous element took off his attention, and quite freshened him up, when he was getting hungry and low-spirited.
The wind freshened, and the Pyrenees, despite the foulness of her bottom, won half a dozen miles away from the westerly current.
The wind freshened a bit, and the Reindeer went over farther than ever.
There came a plump of rain towards mid-day and the breeze died down, but it freshened again before nightfall, and Goodwin Hawtayne veered his sheet and held head for the south.
A bath at Baker Street and a complete change freshened me up wonderfully.
Old dingy flags grew new again, faded gilding was re-burnished, stained rotten canvas looked a snowy white, the very beggars' rags were freshened up, and sentiment quite forgot its charity in its fervent admiration of poverty so picturesque.
The late rain had so sweetly freshened and cleared the air, and washed the sky, and left such glittering gems on branch and blade, that not even the farmers could have the heart to blame it.
They love and respect one another ten times the more after a good set family arguing bout, and go back, one to his curacy, another to his chambers, and another to his regiment, freshened for work, and more than ever convinced that the Browns are the height of company.