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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The hotel sits opposite Central Park at its southern perimeter and offers spectacular views of the park and its environs, but is tired and in need of freshening.
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He said: "The squad needed freshening up and I think the most disappointing thing this season has been the fact that the inconsistency levels are there for everybody to see.
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Entrepreneur Ben Kusin invented Revivier to fill a void in the marketplace for easv, instant freshening. During a trip to a convenience store, Kusin realized he smelled like smoke, but when he scanned the shelves for something to fix the problem, he saw a variety of products to freshen breath, but none to freshen clothes and hair.
Entrepreneur Ben Kusin invented Revivier to fill a void in the marketplace for easy, instant freshening. During a trip to a convenience store, Kusin realized he smelled like smoke, but when he scanned the shelves for something to fix the problem, he saw a variety of products to fresh--en breath, but none to freshen clothes and hair.