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  • The Eastmans decided that Noah was intellectually exhausted; the family would spend that Christmas holiday on some recuperative beach in the Caribbean.†   (source)
  • Believe me, any of those are considerably more comfortable than having a doctor do a version to turn the baby'or recuperating from a C-section.†   (source)
  • For recuperation, Madam Pomfrey wasn't sure what to prescribe and said you should probably eat lots of chocolate.†   (source)
  • I have a bed to myself because I'm recuperating and because no one can sleep with me anyway, what with the nightmares and the thrashing around.†   (source)
  • Olga brought the boy to recuperate at her humble home.†   (source)
  • He gave himself a few minutes to recuperate, then leaned back over the water.†   (source)
  • Someone's got to be in charge while I recuperate.†   (source)
  • He sat in his basement headquarters, recuperating, while we crept around the house and Mommy walked about silently, eyes still red-rimmed, on edge.†   (source)
  • The knife had punctured Lisa's lung, and she spent five days in the hospital and several weeks recuperating at home.†   (source)
  • "Recuperating, yes," Bellamy said.†   (source)
  • The operation, under ether, had gone well and Codman was recuperating, but his recovery would be slow.†   (source)
  • I was out of school for a month, and my teacher sent home some Beethoven albums and a bust of Beethoven, and she said maybe I'd like listening to this while I was recuperating.†   (source)
  • In a quiet moment before leaving Clarkston to recuperate, Luma logged on to Google Earth and scanned a satellite view of the town for open spaces.†   (source)
  • It had been five days since his expedition into the bathroom and the parlor, and he had recuperated from that experience faster than he would ever have believed.†   (source)
  • Yet the 7-month-old twin patients who had been joined at the back of their heads since birth needed more blood or they would die without ever having a chance to recuperate.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, and although he himself did not seem to notice it, those letters of recuperation and stimulation were slowly changing into pastoral letters of disenchantment.†   (source)
  • I have recuperative work to do before Imess with you again.†   (source)
  • If the injury seems more serious, a Mexican worker is often given the opportunity to return home for a while, to recuperate there, then come back to his or her slaughterhouse job in the United States.†   (source)
  • I spent several days in hospital recuperating from the surgery.†   (source)
  • Surgery and hospitalization account for six months of that year; the remainder he spent recuperating in the forest home, near Bellingham, of a young Indian logger and fisherman.†   (source)
  • While Billy was recuperating in a hospital in Vermont, his wife died accidentally of carbon-monoxide poisoning.†   (source)
  • Miro had kept moving through the downpour, knowing he could not indulge in the luxury of rest or recuperation.†   (source)
  • Someone would have to stay behind with Claire while she recuperated.†   (source)
  • Only men, Mahtob, and me, recuperating around the fire.†   (source)
  • During his recuperation in Korphe, Mortenson had frequently heard villagers complain about the Punjabi-dominated Pakistani government, which they considered a foreign, lowland power.†   (source)
  • Recuperating in England, he was tapped as an ambulance driver, and spent the rest of his service days ferrying hideously wounded men from the docks to the hospitals in London.†   (source)
  • After a period of recuperation, he brought Oriley back on the track, sound and fit.†   (source)
  • My father, recuperating slowly and looking worn and weary, sat in his bed propped on pillows, and read the newspaper stories of the horrors that had occurred in those camps.†   (source)
  • David lay in the healing ward, alive but far too weak, to conjure his veil anew while he recuperated under the watchful eyes of the Moomenhovens.†   (source)
  • Mr. Lesole recuperates by stretching his lower back, while Soly and Iris prepare for the next adventure: Hyena Hideaway.†   (source)
  • He stroked the cat's neck, then released it back to its own world where it could further recuperate.†   (source)
  • THE MONUMENTAL hallways of the Hospital of San Martino were filled with soldiers in silent recuperation or soon to die.†   (source)
  • Gene Kelly had his appendix removed in Paris and was recuperating in Switzerland.†   (source)
  • The following evening, in fact, when she was recuperating in her bedroom, she would ask if I had come into the operating room, and I told her that I had done so only briefly at the end, as she had called for me.†   (source)
  • Recuperation postponed my arrival in New Orleans.†   (source)
  • There I would recuperate, and this time I would not rush things.†   (source)
  • Interviewed at home where he is recuperating from an ailment, Mayor Fairbrothers stated that he had not heard of there being trouble of any description at the Mill.†   (source)
  • History was his passion, and he spent his months of recuperation reading the chronicles of his legendary predecessors.†   (source)
  • There was no power of recuperation left, no reserve strength to call upon.   (source)
    recuperation = regaining health and strength
  • I spent the next six weeks at Tygerberg recuperating and receiving treatment.†   (source)
  • She is unemployed and recuperating from a kidney transplant.†   (source)
  • Oliver was in Sweden recuperating from a debilitating stroke he had suffered in August 1989.†   (source)
  • CIA agent Hartmann was either eager to show off his driving skills to Katherine, or he had orders to get to Peter Solomon before Solomon recuperated enough to say anything he shouldn't say to the local authorities.†   (source)
  • Recuperating.†   (source)
  • In the thirty-six hours that Jenny remained hospitalized recuperating after the birth, I made frequent trips home to visit Marley, armed with receiving blankets and anything else that carried the baby's scent.†   (source)
  • On the whole, the villagers were in better condition than when they arrived at Narda due to the rest they had garnered on the barges, but constant worry and exposure to the harsh elements had prevented them from recuperating as well as Roran hoped.†   (source)
  • But I came to tell you that, because you are still recuperating, I won't make you lug garbage, scrub pots, or grind manure.†   (source)
  • His sense of urgency was so great, he wanted to continue working even when he knew he ought to be recuperating.†   (source)
  • Had my father been well at that time, I would have talked to him about it, but he was in the hospital, recuperating slowly, and I didn't want to upset him with an account of Danny's reading.†   (source)
  • There, my personal secretary will rejoin me after he recuperates from a wound he received in Russian roulette.†   (source)
  • At that session of the NEC I was elected deputy president of the organization while Alfred Nzo, the organization's secretary-general, was named acting president while Oliver was recuperating.†   (source)
  • Saphira jumped into the air and wheeled high above, letting him recuperate.†   (source)
  • But most slowly recuperate under Olga's care.†   (source)
  • Now, however, he had no time to recuperate.†   (source)
  • We've just come through a battle and you need time to recuperate.†   (source)
  • "For now, Saphira and I merely want to recuperate in Tronjheim," Eragon replied.†   (source)
  • It's taking me longer to recuperate than I had anticipated....Some days are worse than others.†   (source)
  • Give yourself a chance to recuperate, Corinne.†   (source)
  • Katherine had stayed behind to recuperate with Bellamy while one of the CIA agents searched the mansion and waited for a backup team.†   (source)
  • During his recuperation Olmsted ordered bulbs and plants for cultivation in two large nurseries established on the fairgrounds.†   (source)
  • At last he stopped going there, except for the very few times he did so not to catch up on what he had missed but for just the opposite reason: to find a refuge where he could recuperate from his excesses.†   (source)
  • He told himself that if he could just survive these preliminaries in decent standing, he'd have a chance to fully recuperate in time for the next event.†   (source)
  • Cousin Hildebranda Sanchez had come to visit a short while after Fermina Daza returned from the ranch in Flores de Maria, where she had gone to recuperate from the misfortune of Miss Lynch.†   (source)
  • ' "Later that fall, stopping off in New York City on his way home to recuperate from spending two months, at altitude, among Pakistan and India's soldiers, Fedarko had lunch with his old friend Lamar Graham, then the managing editor of Parade magazine.†   (source)
  • A crushing fatigue overcame Eragon, reducing the distance he was able to traverse in a single stretch and making it increasingly difficult for him to recuperate during the pauses between his bursts of exertion.†   (source)
  • If Nasuada had allowed him to remain with the Varden for another week, he could have stocked the diamonds with energy from his own body and still had time to recuperate before running to Farthen Dur, but he could not in the few hours he had.†   (source)
  • IN THE high mountains, summer and winter are shuffled throughout the year like wild cards, and in the last days of Alessan-dro's recuperation summer came briefly to the Alto Adige.†   (source)
  • They traveled for two weeks to reach the Russian front, though the fighting there had ceased, and to make sure that the Russians were not up to some sort of trick they patrolled the area for most of August, going for periods of rest and recuperation by the shores of untouched lakes and in mountain pastures where they played soccer and quoits.†   (source)
  • Every few weeks I came to rest, finding myself once more in the zone of trade or tourism, recuperated, set up my studio, transcribed my sketches, anxiously packed the complete canvases, dispatched them to my New York agent and then set out again, with my small retinue, into the wastes.†   (source)
  • I got pneumonia making a picture last January and I've been recuperating.†   (source)
  • Introspection awarded him this knowledge; during that last terrible flight on the lower Nueces and while he lay abed recuperating he had changed.†   (source)
  • Winter Memories I Winter has settled down over the Divide again; the season in which Nature recuperates, in which she sinks to sleep between the fruitfulness of autumn and the passion of spring.†   (source)
  • "Well, at least we can hope," Joachim said, "that you've recuperated here with us and will feel refreshed once you're back down."†   (source)
  • Mrs. Speers had spent the slim leavings of the men who had widowed her on her daughter's education, and when she blossomed out at sixteen with that extraordinary hair, rushed her to Aix-les-Bains and marched her unannounced into the suite of an American producer who was recuperating there.†   (source)
  • But I soothed and comforted her, till she pulled herself bravely together and recuperated mentally as quickly as she was wont to do physically.†   (source)
  • Recuperated?†   (source)
  • Often and often, her last-reserve force gone, I have seen her stretched flat on her back on the sand in the way she had of resting and recuperating.†   (source)
  • All Georgia wanted was to be let alone so the state could recuperate.†   (source)
  • for recuperation.†   (source)
  • He did not pause, did not take that day or two to let the bones and flesh of fifty-nine recuperate—the day or two in which be might have talked, not about us and what we had been doing, but about himself, the past four years (for all he ever told us, there might not have been any war at all, or it on another planet and no stake of his risked on it, no flesh and blood of his to suffer by it)—that natural period during which bitter thoug†   (source)
  • Along toward one, after Willie had made another effort to recuperate with coffee and had failed, I said, "Look here, Willie, what you going out there for?†   (source)
  • The animals were almost at the end of their endurance, but they would not recuperate until they got water, and it seemed best to spend their last strength in searching for it.†   (source)
  • He came back to Santa Fé to recuperate from the illnesses and accidents which consistently punctuated his way; came with the Papal Emissary when Bishop Latour was made Archbishop; but his working life was spent among bleak mountains and comfortless mining camps, looking after lost sheep.†   (source)
  • Emotional delight is followed by no more than jaded senses which speedily recuperate.†   (source)
  • The recuperative power which pervaded organic nature was surely not denied to maidenhood alone.†   (source)
  • We want sleep, both you and I, and rest to recuperate.†   (source)
  • Too it was important that he should have time for physical recuperation.†   (source)
  • With his usual recuperative energy, he went on, "Come.†   (source)
  • It's only then that you can begin to recuperate and build up protein.†   (source)
  • Her power of recuperation was wonderful.†   (source)
  • I have enjoyed, too, my rests, my recuperations, my breathing times, my very prostrations after strife; but rather would I be dragged through all the circles of the foolish Italian's Inferno than through the pleasures of Europe.†   (source)
  • During his recuperation, when it was really over between them, both made an effort to come back somewhat to the old relationship of the first months of their marriage.†   (source)
  • The Negroes and the "toughs" from the Levee did not want to work, and every few minutes some of them would feel obliged to retire and recuperate.†   (source)
  • Since they had no extensive muscular mechanism to recuperate, that periodical extinction was unknown to them.†   (source)
  • —had been so obstinately recuperative as to revive in her surreptitious visions of a domiciliary intimacy continued long enough to break down his coldness even against his judgement.†   (source)
  • It is wonderful, however, what intellectual recuperative power lunatics have, for within a few minutes he stood up quite calmly and looked around him.†   (source)
  • I feel as if once I'm back home in the flatlands I'm going to have to recuperate from my recuperation and sleep for three weeks, that's how run-down I feel sometimes.†   (source)
  • And both to do that and to save time (which people simply wasted up here), he had from the first been as conscientious as possible in doing his rest-cure duty—doing it, no doubt, in order to recuperate as soon as possible, but as Hans Castorp sometimes thought he could sense, doing it just a little for the sake of the cure itself, which ultimately was a sort of service like any other, since doing one's duty was doing one's duty.†   (source)
  • A massive deficit in sunlight—a significant factor in the cure—was noted; without those helpful rays, recuperation was doubtless retarded.†   (source)
  • I don't have the feeling that I've quite got used to it all yet and acclimatized myself, although that would be a precondition for any real recuperation.†   (source)
  • I feel as if once I'm back home in the flatlands I'm going to have to recuperate from my recuperation and sleep for three weeks, that's how run-down I feel sometimes.†   (source)
  • How could that army—which had found abundant supplies in Moscow and had trampled them underfoot instead of keeping them, and on arriving at Smolensk had looted provisions instead of storing them—how could that army recuperate in Kaluga province, which was inhabited by Russians such as those who lived in Moscow, and where fire had the same property of consuming what was set ablaze?†   (source)
  • Go, then, and take the waters of Forges, or any that may be more agreeable to you, and recuperate yourself as quickly as possible.†   (source)
  • He sought to tread water, in order to rest himself; but the sea was too violent, and he felt that he could not make use of this means of recuperation.†   (source)
  • The runaway slave came to my house and stopt outside,
    I heard his motions crackling the twigs of the woodpile,
    Through the swung half-door of the kitchen I saw him limpsy and weak,
    And went where he sat on a log and led him in and assured him,
    And brought water and fill'd a tub for his sweated body and bruis'd feet,
    And gave him a room that enter'd from my own, and gave him some
    coarse clean clothes,
    And remember perfectly well his revolving eyes and his awkwardness,
    And remember putting plasters on the galls of his neck and ankles;
    He staid with me a week before he was recuperated and pass'd north,
    I had him sit next me at table, my fire-lock lean'd in the corner.†   (source)
  • Confidence in himself, an equal and opposite power of abandonment and recuperation.†   (source)
  • O the of increase, growth, recuperation,
    The joy of soothing and pacifying, the joy of concord and harmony.†   (source)
  • Their home destroyed, the Baudelaires had to recuperate from their terrible loss in the Poe household, which was not at all agreeable.   (source)
    recuperate = recover
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