Revalescent
Revalescent Rev`a*les"cent, a. [L. revalescens, -entis, p. pr. of revalescere; pref. re- re- + valescere, v. incho. fr. valere to be well.] Growing well; recovering strength. [1913 Webster]

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  • revalescent —   a. convalescent.    ♦ revalescence, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Revalescence — Rev a*les cence, n. The act of growing well; the state of being revalescent. [1913 Webster] Would this prove that the patient s revalescence had been independent of the medicines given him? Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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