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fresh·en

freshen

 
pronunciation:
fre shn
phrases:
freshen up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: freshens, freshening, freshened
definition 1: to cause to be fresh; renew.
The waiter freshened our water glasses.
similar words:
revive
definition 2: to become fresh or renewed.
The air has freshened in here.
phrase: freshen up
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The word freshen contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.