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convalesce in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconvalescecon‧va‧lesce /ˌkɒnvəˈles $ ˌkɑːn-/ verb [intransitive]  MHRECOVER/GET BETTERto spend time getting well after an illness syn recover the time needed to convalesce after an operationsee thesaurus at recover→ See Verb table
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convalesceSchoolteachers used their own time to help their ill students keep up while convalescing.These two physical symptoms are the most important causes of disability and failure to convalesce.But Luke's room was hardly a place to convalesce.He also fell so ill that he was sent to the family's country house to convalesce.His health broke down under the strain of overwork, and he returned to Ortona in 1869 to convalesce.He will need about a week to convalesce after his hospital stay.Jason is now convalescing at home after a major operation.Imagine the comical scene when Grant goes to visit Rod who is convalescing at home.Korngold wrote the Symphonic Serenade while convalescing from a heart attack in 1950.They travelled to Bermuda for six weeks so that David could convalesce in the sun.Afternoons, I convalesce, play patience, match-make a court of Siamese twins.