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To be, or to feel healthy

flourish

verb

to grow well and be healthy

feel up to

to feel that you are strong or healthy enough to do something

be doing well

to be getting better after an illness

be/feel/seem herself

if a woman or girl is herself, she is in her normal mental or physical state

glow

verb

if your face or body is glowing, it looks pink or red, for example because you are healthy or embarrassed

feel/look like a million dollars/bucks

to feel/look very good

be in fine/good/excellent fettle

to be healthy, or to be performing or working well

be/feel myself

to be in your normal mental or physical state

be/feel/look etc yourself

to be or appear to be in your normal mental or physical state

be/feel/seem himself

if a man or boy is himself, he is in his normal mental or physical state

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