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convalescence

con·va·les·cence

convalescence

 
pronunciation:
kan v le sns
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the gradual process of recuperation from an illness, or the period during which it takes place.
Her sister took care of her during her long convalescence.
synonyms:
healing, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation
similar words:
bed rest, improvement
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