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Recover

Recover
1. To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright. Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether i shall recover of this disease. (2 kings i. 2)
2. To make one’s way; to come; to arrive. With much ado the Christians recovered to Antioch. (Fuller)
3. To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
4. To achieve a healthy wholistic balance after a period of drug addiction.


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