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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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Consultant , Department of Chest Medicine at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital with high fever due to Dengue on 23 Aug, is convalescing .
The British holiday destination has a unenviable reputation following the tale that George V's dying words, when told he would soon be convalescing in the town, were ``Bugger Bognor''.
He is at home in New York convalescing with his wife and daughter," the spokesman said.
25, half-a-planet away from its convalescing twin, Spirit.
The Premier, a 67-year-old one-time cruise ship crooner, fears his looks are fading and he's currently convalescing after 'a little cosmetic surgery around the eyes'.
Matisse started to paint while convalescing from appendicitis at age 20.
Tourist chiefs in Marbella, where the king is convalescing, expect a pounds 4million boost a day.
Sir Jimmy is convalescing after an operation following problems with his replacement hip.
On the surface, Hitchcock has created yet another slick tale about a likeable innocent stumbling into a deadly game of cat and mouse, with Stewart as a convalescing photographer watching his neighbors for entertainment and Raymond Burr as a homicidal husband who would have preferred a little more privacy.
Roane, who after a year and a half of convalescing was anxious to get back to work, came upon a solution that would fulfill both of their dreams.
The Pope, still convalescing from his appendix operation, announced through a papal rep that "fresh knowledge leads to the recognition that the theory of evolution was more than just a hypothesis.
On a more profound level, former City Ballet principal Daniel Duell described a visit by Kirstein to the hospital where Duell was convalescing from a back problem.