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Definitionto rest to get over an illness or shock
- We nurse the men and help the doctors and make bandages and clothes and when the men are well enough to leave the hospitals we take them into our homes to convalesce till they are able to go back in the army.2.8 (54% in)
- They were convalescing slowly and lay scrawny and weak in their bed.3.25 (83% in)
- Old Dr. Fontaine was convalescing slowly from an amputated arm.3.29 (36% in)
There are no more uses of "convalesce" in Gone with the Wind.
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