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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Become strong after illness, loss, or exhaustion; recover.

Usage examples (35)
  • How long did it take for the athletes to recuperate from the heat and exertion?
  • recuperate one's losses
  • The good Senator needs time off to recuperate from the landslide loss.
  • He'll need 14-16 weeks to recuperate from the shoulder operation and 3-4 weeks after the knee surgery. — for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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