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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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Mud fever is caused by two bacterial infections called Staphylococcus and Dermatophilus which is often present on normal skin in very low quantities.
Mud fever is a skin infection caused by a bacteria which thrives in wet, muddy conditions.
One or two of the Cully horses weren't standing as straight as Roger would have liked - "probably a touch of mud fever" - but when we motored on past hillsides of blazing yellow gorse to Robert Tyner's smaller yard near Innishannon, there was no such problem with the select few we were