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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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And ultimately, Katharine's dominion over him was of the sort that the fevers of the night cannot exorcise.
As to the new hospital, which is nearly finished, I shall consider what you have said about the advantages of the special destination for fevers.
Rheumatisms, and fevers, and crooked legs, and asthmas, and all kinds of horrors
He felt the stress and strain of life, its fevers and sweats and wild insurgences - surely this was the stuff to write about
Yet they come home ot the last, them oz are no lost ot sea or kult by fevers an' such-like un foreign parts.
The girls in books lose their hair in fevers or sell it to get money for some good deed, and I'm sure I wouldn't mind losing my hair in some such fashion half so much.
Small wonder that he had accumulated such a virulence and variety of fevers, he thought, as he recalled that sleepless night of torment, when the throb of his wounds was as nothing compared with the myriad stings of the mosquitoes.
Measles, rheumatics, hooping-cough, fevers, agers, and lumbagers,' said Mr Squeers, 'is all philosophy together; that's what it is.
In fact, numerous observations made upon fevers, somnambulisms, and other human maladies, seem to prove that the moon does exercise some mysterious influence upon man.
5] On the coast of Peru, however, the temperature is not hot to any excessive degree; and perhaps in consequence, the intermittent fevers are not of the most malignant order.
The barren soil does not breed fevers, crocodiles, tigers or scorpions.
by unfamiliar fevers, Shivering with sharpened, icy-cold frost-arrows, By thee pursued, my fancy