recuperate

Part of speech: verb

To recover.

Part of speech: noun

Recuperation.

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Usage examples "recuperate":

  1. We have been working three days over him, and are just sure now that he is going to recuperate sufficiently to do it again! - "Dear Enemy", Jean Webster.
  2. After his bout of illness at Matsue, he found that he could not recuperate on the fare of the country, even when reinforced with eggs. - "Lafcadio Hearn", Nina H. Kennard.
  3. Oldenbarneveldt on the other hand thought that peace was necessary for the land to recuperate after the exhausting struggle, which had already lasted for forty years; and he found strong support among the burgher- regents and that large part of the people who were over- burdened and impoverished by the weight of taxation, and sick and weary of perpetual warfare. - "History of Holland", George Edmundson.