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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrefreshingre‧fresh‧ing /rɪˈfreʃɪŋ/ adjective  1 RECOVER/GET BETTERmaking you feel less tired or less hot a refreshing drink The breeze felt refreshing.2 DIFFERENTpleasantly different from what is familiar and boring It made a refreshing change to talk to someone new.refreshingly adverb
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refreshingThe ocean breeze was refreshing.Flesh varies from green to orange and is juicy and refreshing.The balance of their music is not as idiosyncratically staggering as Joy Division, but can be as refreshing.Though he was shuddering, he felt cleansed; the rain was almost refreshing.Yet when the band first appeared, they were quite refreshing.It can be used as an exciting and refreshing supplement to any primary course.It was refreshing to hear publishers and booksellers risking offending each other.It was refreshing to see how much importance is now being given to producing both valid and acceptable analytical results.Lemon sorbet makes a refreshing treat on a hot night.refreshing changeI find it a refreshing change.The Rubber Bishops meanwhile provided a refreshing change.Some one polite can make a refreshing change for them from the desperate, angry people who sometimes seem to fill their offices.A refreshing change from her usual, inexperienced escorts.Despite worries to the contrary, pressed flowers photograph well and make a refreshing change from more conventional forms of artwork.It certainly makes a refreshing change from reams of text menus.The training centre staff complimented Rentokil on being a refreshing change from the usual delegates that attend the centre!So it makes a refreshing change to able to write about something nice.
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