feverish


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being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable

characterized by intense emotion and activity

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marked by intense agitation or emotion

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of or relating to or characterized by fever

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having or affected by a fever

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The night was one of feverish distraction, and in its progress visions good and evil passed through Dantes' mind.
With these facts before him he did not deem it necessary that he should become feverish over the possibilities of the ensuing twenty-four hours.
Miss Bennet had slept ill, and though up, was very feverish, and not well enough to leave her room.
With a cold but not depraved nor wandering heart, and a mind never feverish with riotous thoughts, nor perplexed with originality, who could have anticipated that our friend would entitle himself to a foremost place among the doers of eccentric deeds?
Just look, Lizabetha Prokofievna," he began, with a kind of feverish haste; "these china cups are supposed to be extremely valuable.
One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
Then I grasped the paddle, and with feverish haste urged the awkward, wobbly thing out upon the surface of the sea.
He came back to the charge, but this time Gryphus was in bed, feverish, and with a broken arm.
In this richest of diggings it cost out by their feverish, unthinking methods another dollar was left hopelessly in the earth.
Every moment was drive, drive, drive, and Joe was the masterful shepherd of moments, herding them carefully, never losing one, counting them over like a miser counting gold, working on in a frenzy, toil-mad, a feverish machine, aided ably by that other machine that thought of itself as once having been one Martin Eden, a man.
But for the feverish brightness of her eyes, she would have looked like a corpse.
He first complained of having taken cold on November 13 last; he passed a wakeful and feverish night, and remained in bed the next day.
Jimmie forced, with feverish rapidity, the grease-enveloped pieces between his wounded lips.
As the book progressed it took possession of him and he worked at it with feverish eagerness.
Despite his feverish gayety, even Michel Ardan was touched.