convalesce


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convalesce

(kŏn′və-lĕs′)
intr.v. conva·lesced, conva·lescing, conva·lesces
To return to health and strength after illness; recuperate.
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LENSON JOKER, currently recuperating from the muscle injury which ended his campaign when eliminated from the William Hill St Leger at Wimbledon last month, will not be standing at stud while he convalesces.
The survivor, his face burned away like his memory, convalesces in the care of a sensitive army nurse (Juliette Binoche), shell-shocked by the war, who determines that this mysterious ``English patient'' will live out his last days with dignity.
He does everything at 90 mph, whether he's playing or working,'' said the officer, assigned to desk duty while Marko convalesces.
His face burned away like his memory, he convalesces in the care of a sensitive Canadian army nurse (Juliette Binoche), shell-shocked by the war.