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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·fresh v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refreshed p. pr. & vb. n. Refreshing.]
 1. To make fresh again; to restore strength, spirit, animation, or the like, to; to relieve from fatigue or depression; to reinvigorate; to enliven anew; to reanimate; as, sleep refreshes the body and the mind.
    Foer they have refreshed my spirit and yours.   --1 Cor. xvi. 18.
    And labor shall refresh itself with hope.   --Shak.
 2. To make as if new; to repair; to restore.
 The rest refresh the scaly snakes that fol
 The shield of Pallas, and renew their gold.   --Dryden.
 To refresh the memory, to quicken or strengthen it, as by a reference, review, memorandum, or suggestion.
 Syn: -- To cool; refrigerate; invigorate; revive; reanimate; renovate; renew; restore; recreate; enliven; cheer.