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heal

heal

 
pronunciation:
hil
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part of speech: verb
inflections: healed, healing, heals
definition: to become healthy or whole again.
Her broken leg healed in about a month.
synonyms:
recover
similar words:
improve, mend
derivation: healed (adj.)
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The words heal and heel, and the contraction he'll (he will), sound alike but have different meanings.
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