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fresh·en·ing

(fresh'ĕn-ing),
1. Preparation of an open, partially healed wound for secondary closure by removal of fibrin, granulations, and early scar tissue.
2. In cattle, the act of the cow coming into her milk production cycle.

freshening

a step in the process of wound repair in which fibrin, granulation, and early scar tissue are removed in preparation for secondary closure.

fresh·en·ing

(fresh'ĕn-ing)
Preparation of an open, partially healed wound for secondary closure by removal of fibrin, granulations, and early scar tissue.
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announced the launch of Reviver Pets Freshening Swipes at Petco; the first-ever reusable, dry-application freshening swipe for use on pets and pet parents.
I have talked about freshening things up, which is needed to be done, and the sooner we can get stuck into the task ahead the better.
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I am not so much considering the defence, because I don't think those boys in that area always need a freshening up, it's important to have some continuity there.
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based Church & Dwight, is releasing Complete Care, a toothpaste that combines cleaning, whitening and freshening in one tube.