verb (used without object), con·va·lesced, con·va·lesc·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for convalesce
In addition, another set of samples was collected in patients who were convalescing from the often-fatal disease.Did One Liberian Prostitute Give Ebola to Eight Soldiers?|Kent Sepkowitz|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chayefsky first set words down on paper after convalescing from injuries suffered from an exploding landmine.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A student studying animal law introduced me to some of the more than 50 convalescing dogs.Animal Rights: Saving Chinese Dogs From the Cooking Pot|Isaac Stone Fish|April 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I was in New York that night, convalescing from various ailments and surgeries, to be sure, but I was there.
I was then under eighteen, growing fast, and when convalescing the country life and country air did me lasting good.
Since January I have had two severe illnesses, my boy, and some heartbreaking anxiety over Fanny; and am only now convalescing.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He sustains at his own charges an asylum for convalescing invalids, one of the most interesting charities I have ever seen.Letters from Switzerland|Samuel Irenus Prime
He is an old friend of my husband's, who has been ill and is here convalescing.Mrs. Red Pepper|Grace S. Richmond
The convalescing boy, wound in bandages to his neck, began to laugh.The Awakening|Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy