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- Present participle of freshen.
freshening (plural freshenings)
- The act by which something is freshened.
2008 February 10, Lawrence Ulrich, “Tasty Morsels on a Limited Menu”, New York Times:
- Many announcements in Chicago offered little more than cosmetic freshenings, updates that might serve dealers and customers well but didn’t exactly set off show fireworks.