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Word: recuperate

Definition: recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses

Sentences Containing 'recuperate'

After a brief voyage to Java, disease spread aboard "Powerful" and Plampin himself was taken ill, returning to Britain to recuperate.
After capturing her, Kimura leaves before Laura can recuperate from the grenade blast. At the lab, Cessily questions who they are and what they want but is given no answers.
By 1941 he was seriously ill with tuberculosis and had to stay for long periods in sanatoriums to recuperate.
Edna convinced Lily to move in with her to help her recuperate, but after a short time, Lily felt smothered and moved back in with Pearl.
George Foreman wore the same red trunks he used during his loss to Muhammad Ali when he defeated Michael Moorer 20 years later to recuperate the title he lost. Boxers named or nicknamed "red" include Red Burman, Ernie "Red" Lopez, and his brother Danny "Little Red" Lopez.
He often allowed the overworked and underfed prisoners to be allowed to stay in hospital to recuperate.
He was wounded in both legs in 1849, and returned home to Frankfort, Kentucky, to recuperate.
His military career was curtailed when he contracted a lung illness and travelled to Jerez to recuperate.
In August, 1845 he went to France to recuperate and to give himself a complete break from New Zealand affairs.
In the meantime, the party rest and recuperate from their narrow escape from death.
Its endeavours in this regard allow the relatives of the disappeared to recuperate the remains of their missing family members and to proceed with burials in accordance with their beliefs, and enable criminal prosecutions to be brought against the perpetrators.
Leaves the navy; his family takes him down to Cornwall to recuperate.
Many critics easily read popular fiction and film as "attacks against the system", neglecting both the exact ways in which the so-called revolutionary message is enacted, and the capacities of dominant doctrines to recuperate critical messages.
She therefore took him to a quiet retreat in the suburb to recuperate.
Sick soldiers were left to recuperate at various way-stations.
Taken ill in the field, he returned home to recuperate and raised a new regiment, the 122nd Illinois Infantry.
The first concert given was the "Magic Flute" of Mozart; soon followed works by Händel, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven, and after 1828 those of Bach, and earlier composers such as Palestrina, Pergolesi, etc. In 1836 his health became impaired, and he returned to his native country to recuperate; but in vain.
They helped her leave the country, to recuperate in Assisi.
To help him recuperate, Maclay was sent home on recruiting duty.
When Smithe died in 1887 the lieutenant-governor asked Davie to become Premier but he fell ill within months and left for California to recuperate.

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