fever pitch


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fever pitch

noun boil, boiling point, crescendo, extreme enthusiasm, fermentation, fervency, fever of excitement, feverishness, fire, flap, flurry, fluster, frenzy, fuming, furor, fuss, heat, intensity, maelstrom, passion, rage, restlessness, roil, turbulence, unrest, upset, zeal, zealousness
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His trainer has a strong record in this race, while Fever Pitch does have the advantage of a light weight and in-form rider David Casey to aid his cause.
I couldn't finish it because I began to read Fever Pitch and now I can't find it
With national security efforts at fever pitch, new federal regulations on biochemical agents may inhibit research efforts at universities
Distrust of CEOs reached such a fever pitch that even Congress and the President felt moved to pass a corporate reform bill.
To begin with, most people who rushed to the Food and Drug Administration with corn horror stories (including Booth) did so only after public hysteria had been raised to a fever pitch from non-stop media coverage.
Anxiety over the switch to the single currency in January has reached fever pitch in Germany where some supermarket workers will be banned from leave during the two months after the introduction of notes and coins.
On Friday night, June 12, the convention recessed after four ballots, and behind-the-scenes politicking reached fever pitch.
The problem with starting any performance at fever pitch is that there is no place to go in subsequent dances.
Titles include the classic family favorite The Bad News Bears starring Walter Matthau and the romantic comedy Fever Pitch starring Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore.
The vice presidential race has reached fever pitch late Monday.
Royal Bond, The Ellier, Lyreen Wonder and, most recently, Marcus Du Berlais in 2005 all won the event for Moore, who said: "The plan is to run Fever Pitch, Treat Yourself and Back Off Mate.
As the summer temperatures continue to soar, tempers may also reach fever pitch on UK roads, as no air-conditioning (22 per cent), driving in flip flops (11 per cent) and hot steering wheels and seats (28 per cent) test the patience of respondents to the www.