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freshener

[fresh-uh-ner] /ˈfrɛʃ ə nər/
noun
1.
something that freshens or refreshens:
An air freshener cleared the room of stale odors.
2.
a soothing skin lotion.
3.
a beverage that makes the drinker feel refreshed.
Origin of freshener
1880-1885
1880-85; freshen + -er1
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  • Chitterlow came with him partly to see him home and partly for a freshener before turning in.

    Kipps H. G. Wells

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