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recuperate

re·cu·per·ate

recuperate

 
pronunciation:
rih ku p reIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: recuperated, recuperates, recuperating
definition: to become healthy again after being ill.
He is still recuperating from the measles.
synonyms:
mend, recover
similar words:
bounce back, heal, pull through, rally
derivations: recuperation (n.), recuperator (n.)
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