Thesaurus / recover

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

But as they were plentifully supplied with provisions they began to recover their spirits and confidence next day.
"He should be pretty quick in getting through the job," observed Barbican, the first as usual to recover tranquillity.
"By the saints, but you are no weakling novice, young man," and he stepped back again to recover.
THE THIRSTY SWORDROBERT LEIGHTON
They remained in the timber the rest of the day, in order that Ned might recover sufficiently for the journey.
THE TEXAN SCOUTSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
Her mind was no sooner settled in deep conviction, and her heart comparatively at ease, than she began rapidly to recover.
THE CAVALIERS OF VIRGINIAWILLIAM A. CARUTHERS
We went on groping our way, sometimes falling over logs, but managing again to recover our feet.
WITH AXE AND RIFLEW.H.G. KINGSTON
They were not expecting it and we had seized their rifles before they could recover from their surprise.
THE MAN FROM BRODNEY'SGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
When we got to the breastworks, we opened fire on them before they could recover from the panic.
THE EMPTY SLEEVEHENRY H. MEACHAM
I would stay here for a week to recover entirely, and then return to town to my old attic.
THE CONFESSION OF A FOOLAUGUST STRINDBERG
Barnes snorted, but was quick to recover sufficiently to bow in the direction of the executive officer.

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