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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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Genetic diversity of Bartonella quintana in macaques suggests zoonotic origin of trench fever.
Some soldiers were grateful to get trench fever as it gave them a bit of time away from the trenches," said Dr Atenstaedt.
Between a fth and a third of all British troops reported ill had trench fever and JRR Tolkien, the author of e Lord of the Rings and a longtime Birmingham resident, was one of the more notable suerers.
This suggests that body lice cannot thrive in the environment of head lice, which infest millions of children worldwide (10), further suggesting that outbreaks of trench fever are most likely not linked to head lice in industrialized countries.
Unfortunately, the fact that the cause of trench fever is known to be the Bartonella quintana bacterium rather undercuts her argument.
In Walter's War, Walter is sent home to recuperate from a bout of trench fever.
Lice also carry diseases such as typhus and relapsing and trench fever.
George caught trench fever while sheltering in a water-filled hole at Havrincourt and he was shipped back to Newcastle and de-mobbed in hospital.
The exhibition, entitled Trench Fever, runs until July 24 and admission is free.
Tull survived but was invalided back to Britain with trench fever.
99); Trench Fever by Christopher Moore (Little, Brown pounds 17.
By this time he had been gassed a few times, had trench foot and trench fever which led to him being transferred to the 3rd battalion East Yorks around Christmas - this was the training battalion in Beverley.