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-vălesco , lŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n., to grow well again; to regain one's former strength, state, or condition; to recover (poet. and post-Aug. for convalesco, reficior).
I. Lit., Ov. H. 21, 231: “ex capitali morbo,Gell. 16, 13, 5: “interibi revalesco,App. Mag. p. 320, 29: “te significasti jam revalescere coepisse,Ambros. Ep. 79, 1. —
II. Trop.: “Laodicea (tremore terrae prolapsa), revaluit,Tac. A. 14, 27: diplomata Othonis, quae neglegebantur, revalescerent, regain their force or authority, id. H. 2, 54: “astutia,App. M. 10, p. 243, 15.
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