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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Amy rebelled outright, and passionately declared that she had rather have the fever than go to Aunt March.
Change of air and care will keep you well, I dare say, or if it does not entirely, you will have the fever more lightly.
Lydgate's passing by was providential, that he was wonderfully clever in fevers, and that Bulstrode was in the right to bring him forward.
Have you ever heard of the wasting effects of fever being reasonably and intelligibly repaired by fortifying the exhausted patient with brandy, wine, ammonia, and quinine?
The fever had not been the result of infection, as D'Arnot had thought, but one of those that commonly attack whites in the jungles of Africa, and either kill or leave them as suddenly as D'Arnot's had left him.
Kennedy no longer felt a single shiver of the fever, but partook of some breakfast with an excellent appetite.
He brought me news when I was down with fever at Dupe that one of Ibn Makarrah's men was parading through my District with a bunch of slaves--in the Fork
The rheumatic fever (aggravated by the situation of this house--built on clay, you know, and close to stagnant water) has been latterly complicated by delirium.
I am Robin Hood, ill of a fever and in sore straits.
Only, in the midst of his fever, a hand as soft as velvet and as cool as the night sea-wind touched his forehead, and a voice sounded in his ears so sweetly that the blood burned no longer in his veins, so sweetly that he lay back upon his pillow like a man under the influence of a strong narcotic and slept.
The thought came to me: If I break down here in the desert--if the fever return and I fail, this beast will be at my throat.
I sweated out my thousand words a day, every day, except when the shock of fever smote me, or a couple of nasty squalls smote the Snark, in the morning.