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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1 High Fidelity Nick Hornby 2 The Firm John Grisham 3 Lord Of The Rings JRR Tolkein 4 Fever Pitch Nick Hornby 5 The Beach Alex Garland
The night features established Fever Pitch DJs Jon Sessions and Andi K, while warming up the punters early on will be DJ Dizzy, fished from the Planet's 1997 DJ course.
Excitement reached fever pitch as England stars Michael Owen, David Seaman and Alan Shearer unveiled the new Umbro England home kit.
With costume changes in the show now at fever pitch, high street accessory labels have never had it so good.
1977: Prince Charles dismissed rumours he was to marry Princess Marie Astrid of Luxembourg after rumours reached fever pitch.
The race for the festival's top award reached fever pitch yesterday.
Mendieta's impeccable indie credentials are completed by the facts that he plays a Gibson Les Paul electric guitar, has a collection of over 500 original vinyl albums and lists Nick Hornby's music-themed High Fidelity, rather than the football-based Fever Pitch, among his favourite books.
SPECULATION over possible replacements for Robbie Fowler reached fever pitch yesterday after Henrik Larsson was 'spotted' in Liverpool.
But I've become a fan after seeing Fever Pitch (15).
As the build up reached fever pitch many pubs and clubs in have been granted extensions to their licences and will be showing the big game live.
THE excitement level at a Knowsley school is reaching fever pitch as 48 pupils prepare to cheer England to victory against Greece.
Yesterday, the Royal refused to confirm the rumours which have reached fever pitch within the banking industry.