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  • A freshman (US) or fresher (UK) (or sometimes fish, freshie, fresher. In UK universities, new students are referred to as "freshers", although not "freshmen" or "freshwomen". — “Freshman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Student orientation or new student orientation, often encapsulated into an Orientation week or Freshers' week is a period of time at the beginning of the academic year at a university or other tertiary institution during which a variety of events are held to orient and welcome new students. — “Student orientation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Freshers' Flu is the name commonly given to a battery of illnesses contracted by as many as 90%[1] of new students during the first few weeks at a university, in some form; common symptoms include fever, sore throat, severe headache, coughing and general discomfort [2]. — “Freshers' Flu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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  • After this the air was fresher again, but the turns were continuous, and to me, blindfolded as I was, most bewildering. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • The girl noticed it straight away, and to make the air fresher for K., she took a window pole that was leaning against the wall and pushed open a small hatch directly above K.'s head that led to the outside. — “The Trial” by Franz Kafka
  • No fresher rose hangs on the branches than she; no appleblossom carried away by the wind is more buoyant! How her silken robe is rustling! — “Fairy tales and stories” by Hans Christian Andersen
  • His head was fresher and he was calmer than he had been for the last three days. — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Her beauty was still the object of desire, though greater beauty, or a fresher object, might have been more so; but the little abatement which fruition had occasioned to this was highly overbalanced by the considerations of the affection which she visibly bore him, and of the situation into which he had brought her. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • Now, amid the green, life-restless loom of that Arsacidean wood, the great, white, worshipped skeleton lay lounging–a gigantic idler! Yet, as the ever-woven verdant warp and woof intermixed and hummed around him, the mighty idler seemed the cunning weaver; himself all woven over with the vines; every month assuming greener, fresher verdure; but himself a skeleton. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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