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convalescence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of convalescence

  1. the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength her release from the hospital was followed by a long convalescence at home Synonyms comeback, healing, mending, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehab, rehabilitation, snapback Related Words resuscitation, revival; survival Near Antonyms decline, degeneration, deterioration, fading, failing, languishing, sinking, wasting (away), weakening, wilting, withering, worsening; regression, relapse



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