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convalesce

con·va·lesce

convalesce

 
pronunciation:
kan v les
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: convalesced, convalesces, convalescing
definition: to regain health or strength after an illness or injury.
A nurse comes to the home each day to check on her while she's convalescing.Remember that you're still convalescing, so don't put too much strain on yourself.
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