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convalescence

kon vuh le suhns

  • n  gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

  • Besides, "improvement in the entire convalescence was good.
  • But even during her one-week convalescence, Feng couldn't stop thinking about the grim litany that ended with her gulping poison: a marriage to a man she never loved, an .
  • Ackroyd, 62, is divorced and has only one child, who lives in England, but her eight-week convalescence has been far easier than she expected.
News & Articles

  • Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital after operation
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - The Queen visited her husband, Prince Philip, in hospital on Monday, where he was "comfortable and in good spirits" three days after an operation on his abdomen, Buckingham Palace said. Philip will remain in hospital for up to two weeks and take "a period of convalescence of approximately two months", the palace said in a statement, confirming that he was ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • British Queen visits husband, 92, in hospital after operation
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited her husband, Prince Philip, in hospital on Monday, where he was "comfortable and in good spirits" three days after an operation on his abdomen, Buckingham Palace said. Philip will remain in hospital for up to two weeks and take "a period of convalescence of approximately two months", the palace said in a statement, confirming ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Prince Philip spends 92nd birthday in hospital
    LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, spending his 92nd birthday in hospital, will need two months of convalescence to recover from abdominal surgery, palace officials said Monday.
    June 10, 2013 - Washington Examiner
Quotes

  • Blaise Compaore in Washington Post
    Today we sensed on his part a great willingness in regards to Guinea's progress (toward democracy),said Compaore. "But we also think that a period of convalescence would be useful. That is why he has put his trust in his friend Sekouba...
  • Foppe de Haan in Goal.com
    We must wait and see how long his convalescence will last,De Haan added. "I find it a shame that Ryan has to miss the European Championship final stage. His absence is also a large blow to the national side. He could have been our secret...
  • Felipe Perez Roque in FOXNews
    Despite the rigor and will with which he pursues his treatment and physical therapy, the doctors have insisted that he continue to rest,Felipe Perez Roque said, but "his health improves continually and his convalescence is satisfactory."

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