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[usually as submodifier] Newly; recently.‘freshly ground black pepper’
- ‘Today it's scrambled eggs with piles of freshly baked pancakes and pure Vermont maple syrup.’
- ‘On the side was a little hard boiled egg, still warm and sprinkled with freshly ground pepper.’
- ‘The taste of coffee depends principally on the quality of the water and on freshly ground beans.’
- ‘To wash it all down, be sure to get a mojito, a Cuban drink made with rum and freshly crushed mint.’
- ‘Once it's done, I recommend serving it with warmed up, or freshly baked French bread.’
- ‘At the moment, with the scandal freshly broken, everyone seems to be blaming everyone else.’
- ‘Here prisoners get clean bed linen, the walls are freshly painted and the furniture is modern.’
- ‘It's amazing how much better freshly ground chilli tastes than the pre-ground stuff.’
- ‘She charmed a Danish motel manager named Benny with her compliments on his freshly painted rooms.’
- ‘We had hoped the new male would complete the pairing ritual by presenting Olive with a freshly caught fish.’
- ‘This should not be freshly manured: a bed that had a manure dressing the previous autumn is best.’
- ‘The streets and buildings look freshly washed, with pools of water standing everywhere.’
- ‘DNA could be found for example in saliva, freshly plucked hair roots or a flake of dandruff.’
- ‘The sun is rising as we arrive on a hill freshly cleared for a housing development.’
- ‘The smell of freshly mown grass just brought it all back to me, and for one brief moment I was seven years old again.’
- ‘If you can't buy or face handling a live lobster, make sure it is freshly cooked and from a good fishmonger.’
- ‘Although the egg was stiffer than I prefer everything had been freshly cooked and was piping hot.’
- ‘I may adore the smell of freshly ground coffee but you'll never catch me actually drinking the stuff.’
- ‘In due course freshly cooked haddock and chips arrived together with a slice of buttered bread each.’
- ‘Once the acrid smell of freshly applied paint had dissolved, the deception was complete.’
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