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feverish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feverish  \Fe"ver*ish\,  a. 
  1.  Having  a  fever;  suffering  from  or  affected  with  a 
  moderate  degree  of  fever;  showing  increased  heat  and 
  thirst;  as  the  patient  is  feverish. 
 
  2.  Indicating,  or  pertaining  to  fever;  characteristic  of  a 
  fever;  as  feverish  symptoms. 
 
  3.  Hot;  sultry.  ``The  feverish  north.''  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  Disordered  as  by  fever;  excited;  restless;  as  the 
  feverish  condition  of  the  commercial  world. 
 
  Strive  to  keep  up  a  frail  and  feverish  bing. 
  --Milton. 
  --  {Fe"ver*ish*ly},  adv  --  {Fe"ver*ish*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  feverish 
  adj  1:  marked  by  intense  agitation  or  emotion;  "worked  at  a 
  feverish  pace"  [syn:  {hectic}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  or  characterized  by  fever;  "a  febrile 
  reaction  caused  by  an  allergen"  [syn:  {febrile}]  [ant:  {afebrile}] 
  3:  having  or  affected  by  a  fever  [syn:  {feverous}] 




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