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English verb: convalesce

1. convalesce (body) get over an illness or shock


SamplesThe patient is recuperating.


Synonymsrecover, recuperate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate


Narrower (hyponym)gain vigor, percolate, perk, perk up, pick up, snap back


Verb grouprecuperate


Antonymsdegenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop









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