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.
The men I had already remembered with rings, made during my convalescing days at the hospital out of French two-franc pieces.In the Flash Ranging Service|Edward Alva Trueblood
Father took care of the wounded and we are all convalescing.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
Doctor Morgan had especially talked about her lifting when she was at first convalescing.The Wind Before the Dawn|Dell H. Munger
Forty were mothers with infants, 61 were girls becoming mothers, 14 girls were convalescing, and 20 girls were seeking employment.Commercialized Prostitution in New York City|George Jackson Kneeland
The whole year of 1902 I was convalescing and trying to regain my strength and learning to walk.Sixty Years of California Song|Margaret Blake-Alverson