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fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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Srikanth was also laid low with brain fever in what has been a really topsy- turvy year for the youngster but he has fought every battle courageously.
Tra roedd o adra' o'r ysgol yn fachgen naw oed yn dioddef o asthma a'r cyflwr brain fever, fe ddechreuodd ymddiddori mewn lluniau ac arlunio.
Encephalitis is commonly known as brain fever, Japanese encephalitis virus causes the disease, the virus is transmitted to humans by Culicine mosquitoes.
For some it is a romantic place of duels and trysts, where suitors in frock coats draw pistols to defend the honour of their betrothed and pallid maidens collapse with brain fever at the slightest adversity.