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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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A NEW online database of medical records is offering a glimpse into the difficult lives of chronically ill children who convalesced in North Wales during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Lounging in his Playa Del Rey home, coach Phil Jackson probably smiled in satisfaction as he convalesced from a minor operation.
Mary,'' the namesake of the hospital where he convalesced.