Dozens are dead, damage is severe, recovery looms, and power is still out around the country.
She once even had them delivered to her while she was in the hospital during a recovery program.
In 2008, the economy was already eight months into a deep recession; in 2011, the recovery was sputtering along in very low gear.
mid-14c., "return to health," from Anglo-French recoverie (c.1300), Old French recovree "remedy, cure, recovery," from past participle stem of recovrer (see recover). Meaning "a gaining possession by legal action" is from early 15c. That of "act of righting oneself after a blunder, mishap, etc." is from 1520s.