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comes back

verb
present tense third-person singular of come back

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1 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • she's slowly coming back after being in a coma

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2 to regain a former or normal state
  • the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong

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3 to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction
  • he came back with another one of his smart remarks

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“Comes back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comes%20back. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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