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convalesces

verb
present tense third-person singular of convalesce

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to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • the long months that the soldier spent in the hospital slowly convalescing

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“Convalesces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/convalesces. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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