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adjective refreshing pronunciation in British English /rɪˈfreʃɪŋ/

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  1. 1
    making you feel more lively when you have been feeling tired and hot

    Lemonade tastes so refreshing on a hot day.

    a light refreshing breeze

  2. 2
    showing approval welcome because of being different or exciting

    It makes a refreshing change to talk to someone who's happy.

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