#654. Health. -- N. health, sanity; soundness &c. adj.; vigor; good health, perfect health, excellent health, rude health, robust health; bloom. mens sana in corpore sano[Lat]; Hygeia[obs]; incorruption, incorruptibility; good state of health, clean bill of health; eupepsia[obs]; euphoria, euphory[obs]; St. Anthony's fire[obs].
V. be in health &c. adj. bloom, flourish.
keep body and soul together, keep on one's legs; enjoy good health, enjoy a good state of health; have a clean bill of health.
return to health; recover &c. 660; get better &c. (improve) 658; take a new lease of life, fresh lease of life; recruit; restore to health; cure &c. (restore) 660; tinker.
Adj. healthy, healthful; in health &c. n.; well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole; florid, flush, hardy, stanch, staunch, brave, robust, vigorous, weatherproof.
unscathed, uninjured, unmaimed[obs], unmarred, untainted; sound of wind and limb, safe and sound.
on one's legs; sound as a roach, sound as a bell; fresh as a daisy, fresh as a rose, fresh as April[obs]; hearty as a buck; in fine feather, in high feather; in good case, in full bloom; pretty bobbish[obs], tolerably well, as well as can be expected.
sanitary &c. (health-giving) 656; sanatory &c. (remedial) 662[obs].
Phr. " health that snuffs the morning air" [Grainger]; non est vivere sed valere vita [Lat][Martial].