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fresh

 

Use the adjective "fresh" when something is new or renewed:

  • Spring air smells fresh.
  • Ripened strawberries smell fresh.
  • You can find fresh fruit and vegetables in the produce section of the grocery store.
  • Bakeries sell fresh bread.
  • A butcher sells fresh meat.
  • If food isn't fresh, we say it's old, spoiled, or rotten.
  • College graduates are full of fresh, new ideas.
  • Tina says that she feels fresh after taking a shower.
  • I like to work in the early morning because at that time my mind feels fresh.
  • Students like the beginning of the school year because it offers them a fresh start.

If you add the prefix "re" to "fresh," you get the word "refresh." This can be an adjective, a verb, or a noun:

  • She feels refreshed after a shower. (adjective)
  • Many people feel refreshed after going on vacation.

These next two sentences refer to a web page on the internet:

  • I refreshed the page I was working on. (verb)
  • Click on refresh. (noun)

refresh = reload

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This page was first published on April 9, 2012. It was updated on February 7, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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