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Fresh as a daisy

adjective phrase

Brisk; vigorous; unfatigued: He arrived back fresh as a daisy before their fax came through (1815+)
Well rested, energetic, as in I’m finally over my jet lag and feel fresh as a daisy. This simile may allude to the fact that a daisy’s petals fold at night and open in the morning. [ Late 1700s ]


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