Translation of refreshing in Spanish:

refreshing

Pronunciation: /rɪˈfreʃɪŋ/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [taste/drink/bath] refrescante; [sleep] reparador; [enthusiasm/honesty] reconfortante it's a refreshing change to see a woman in charge es alentador or da gusto ver que por una vez es una mujer la que está al frente
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    • You do not go to a counter to check in; you relax in a rattan chair as one smiling staff member brings you a cool drink, another a refreshing towel and yet another passes you the registration form to sign.
    • But for most people, the most popular beach activity remains lying in the sun with a refreshing drink next to them, soaking up the sunshine.
    • Here are some easy, tasty, refreshing drinks and snacks you can make.
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    • Such an attitude from a developer is most welcome and it must be said makes a refreshing change.
    • Teenage boys often make newspaper headlines for all the wrong reasons, so it makes a refreshing change to be able to report on the good deeds of one such lad.
    • And all three flights I caught did leave and land on time, which makes a refreshing change.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.