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Farewell to all my friends, whose company hath been refreshful to me in my pilgrimage.

He saw the abyss she had aided him in escaping; and it was refreshful to look abroad after his desperate impulse.

How different our smaller trials look, when they are seen from the distance of a quiet and refreshful rest.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French refreschier "refresh, renew" (12c.; Modern French rafraîchir), from re- "again" (see re-) + fresche "fresh" (Modern French frais), from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German frisc "fresh," see fresh (adj.)). Related: Refreshed; refreshing.

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