[ ri-fresh-muhnt ]
/ rɪˈfrɛʃ mənt /
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something that refreshes, especially food or drink.
refreshments, articles or portions of food or drink, especially for a light meal.
the act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed.
OTHER WORDS FOR refreshment
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How to use refreshment in a sentence
Normally of good balance, I found myself reaching for the handrail, unable to clasp it for the refreshments in my hands.San Fran Kisses Its 70,000-Person Toilet Goodbye|Jon Rochmis|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just as she was going out to offer refreshments, another visitor arrived.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
The Bois l'Herys, in consequence, are well-informed with regard to the houses that provide refreshments.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
We had sandwiches and chicken salad and olives and three kinds of cake and ice cream for refreshments.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
There were innumerable little advantages and refreshments to our worn and wasted spirits in the walk of which we were deprived.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
About eleven o'clock some refreshments are offered, but few take any, except a little wine and water and candied sugar.
British Dictionary definitions for refreshment
/ (rɪˈfrɛʃmənt) /
the act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed
(plural) snacks and drinks served as a light meal
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