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1. freshen

verb. ['ˈfrɛʃən'] make (to feel) fresh.

Synonyms

  • air out
  • renew
  • air
  • regenerate
  • ventilate
  • refresh

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disappear
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Freshen

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
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  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression

Example sentences of the word freshen


1. Verb, base form
The reeds draw up the oil and freshen the air in the room.

2. freshen

verb. ['ˈfrɛʃən'] make fresh again.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • refresh

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • wet
  • age
  • worsen

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. freshen

verb. ['ˈfrɛʃən'] become or make oneself fresh again.

Synonyms

  • freshen up
  • refreshen
  • lave
  • change
  • refresh

Antonyms

  • unregenerate
  • lost
  • decrease
  • forget

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))
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