convalesce[ kon-vuh-les ]SEE DEFINITION OF convalesce
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVALESCE
It took Mrs. Upton a fortnight to get over one of these visits—to convalesce.
But was she back from Scotland, where they knew she had gone to convalesce?
These were happy days; I had nothing to do but to convalesce.
What would she say if told that the caller meant to wait right there until Mr. Baird should convalesce?
She began to convalesce slowly but surely, and one day she turned the nurses out of the room and sent for her Uncle Robert.
Besides, there was only one, if you come to think of it—the little boy being sent to Widow Thrale's to convalesce.
After the patient begins to convalesce the danger of infection grows greater.
He pulled through, however, though it was a hard pull; yet when he began to convalesce he mended very rapidly.
Her friends showered invitations on "dear Sally" to come and convalesce with them, but the plans fell through.
O'Dwyer was the last to convalesce, and even he was no longer in need of constant attention.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONVALESCE
- be out of woods
- bounce back
- come around
- feel oneself again
- forge ahead
- get back on feet
- get better
- get in shape
- get out from under
- get over
- get well
- make a comeback
- perk up
- pick up
- pull through
- regain one's health
- regain one's strength
- return to form
- snap back
- sober up
- start anew
- take turn for better