fever

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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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Or should we ask pardon from the dead, our dead, those who died "natural" deaths from "natural" causes like measles, whooping cough, breakbone fever, cholera, typhoid, mononucleosis, tetanus, pneumonia, malaria, and other lovely gastrointestinal and lung diseases?
Bites on the 39-yearold's legs had become infected and tests showed he had typhus and dengue fever - also known as breakbone fever because of the pain it causes.
A first round of the disease brings such miseries as a fever of around 104[degrees] Fahrenheit (40[degrees] Celsius), a sharp headache behind the eyes and intense skeletal pain, inspiring the name "breakbone fever."
Recognised as 'breakbone fever' across the globe, dengue is an infectious tropical disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
NEW YORK -- Its nickname may be "breakbone fever," but dengue fever doesn't always live up to its reputation.