Refreshing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfreʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word refreshing
Brit.  |rɪˈfrɛʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word refreshing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to refresh

adjective

- imparting vitality and energy (syn: bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshful, tonic)
- pleasantly new or different(syn: novel)

common sense of a most refreshing sort

Examples

The breeze felt refreshing.

It made a refreshing change to talk to someone new.

Working on the new project was a refreshing change.

It is refreshing to hear some good news about him.

a refreshing glass of cold water

My swim was very refreshing.

It is refreshing to know that places untouched since creation still exist.

common sense of a most refreshing sort

...a star athlete with a refreshing lack of ego...

It was refreshing to be met with such hospitality after our long journey.

The dressing is a refreshing counterpoint to the spicy chicken.

...a slightly acidulous drink that is far more refreshing than the overly sweet iced tea that is also available...

...an icy drink that was especially refreshing on that hot afternoon...

She soaped herself beneath the refreshing jets of water.

it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic

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