Convalesced
Convalesce Con`va*lesce", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Convalesced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Convalescing}.] [L. convalscere; con- + valescere to grow strong, v. incho. of valere to be strong. See {Vallant}.] To recover health and strength gradually, after sickness or weakness; as, a patient begins to convalesce. [1913 Webster]

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