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adjective as in getting better

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As a recovering fan, I still regard football as a thrilling spectacle.

He was recovering from a particularly difficult round of chemotherapy.

Detroit, the place, is recovering—even thriving in some ways.

At the time of his bris, she was recovering from a C-section and unable to attend.

He is recovering in the same small hospital in Vicenza where the Romanian woman has been treated for her injuries.

Her head sunk between her hands for a few minutes, but, recovering herself, she turned quickly to Mrs. Rushmere.

Then he returned to the den and found his people recovering somewhat from their surprise.

Recovering her fortitude, she sat down and wrote to M. Roland a minute account of all her proceedings.

Pending these observations, the days were flying by, and Rose was rapidly and surely recovering.

Recovering from his fit of abstraction, Pyne, casting a final keen glance at the sleeper, walked out of the room.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recovering, such as: improving, better, improved, mending, null, and convalescent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.