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mending

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the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength
  • it was a long slow mending of his injuries from the car crash, but he's fine now

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mending

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mending

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present participle of mend

Synonyms & Antonyms of mending (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • she's mending after a particularly nasty bout of the flu

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4 to make up for (an offense)
  • the proverb "least said, soonest mended" should be heeded by anyone tempted to angrily blurt out things they really don't mean

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5 to change one's behavior or character for the better
  • everyone's written her off as a liar and a thief, but I say it's never too late to mend

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6 to bring about recovery from
  • the old adage that only time can mend a broken heart

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“Mending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mending. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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