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TO REFRESH. To reexamine a subject by having a reference to something connected with it.
     2. A witness has a right to examine a memorandum or paper which he made in relation to certain facts, when the same occurred, in order to refresh his memory, but the paper or memorandum itself is not evidence. 5 Wend. 301; 12 S. & R. 328; 6 Pick. 222; 1 A. K. Marsh. 188; 2 Conn. 213. See 1 Rep. Const. Ct. 336, 373, 423.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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No sugar, no preservatives -- this one is certainly berry nice and refreshingly fruity!
"While many students despair at the unseen poetry section and it's often an after-thought after three hours of frantic writing, I found this year's unseen poem refreshingly blunt.
Lula and Rory are refreshingly real seventeen-year-olds: just as smart and sarcastic, but with an insecurity and longing for normalcy that anyone can relate to.
"Refreshingly Honest has multiple meanings for us," says company cofounder, president and "TeaEO" Seth Goldman.
First single All Time Low was refreshingly mature for a band of that genre and secured the No 1 slot.
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I AM writing to congratulate you on your coverage of the Swine Flu pandemic, which so far, has been admirably responsible and refreshingly sane.
Summary: Just in time for spring, comes a refreshingly feminine scent that captures the season's budding enthusiasm.
The Australian Organics haircare, bath and body products not only look refreshingly spring-like but they contain only botanical ingredients: no parabens or synthetic fragrances, and no animal testing.
Fick's account of training, leadership, and combat is straightforward and unadorned, and he is refreshingly unselfconscious about his own baptism by fire.
The latter received a positive New York Times theater review for being "refreshingly unrancourous, lucid and, yes, inspirational."