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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
References in periodicals archive ?
It mainly affects rodents and is often called rabbit fever.
The causative agent of tularemia, or rabbit fever, is a bacterium (Francisella tularensis) carried by the Rocky Mountain wood tick, American dog tick, and lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum).
The Soviet military conducted the first bio-weaponry experiment using rabbit fever bacterium in 1936, according to the Monterey Institute of International Studies of the United States.

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