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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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Stella began feverishly gathering up her manuscript.
A sudden light flashed in his eyes; he spoke quickly, almost feverishly.
His large gray eyes were mainly responsible for this feeling, and they blazed out feverishly from what was almost a death's-head, so thin was the face, the skin of which was a ghastly, dull, dead white.
And then her hand closed on his and pressed feverishly.
I was now alone in the Reindeer, seeking feverishly to capture a third prize.
I am not a man who can live two lives," he went on feverishly.
Leslie went on feverishly, as if she found relief in speech.
In the first ecstasy of having a garden all my own, and in my burning impatience to make the waste places blossom like a rose, I did one warm Sunday in last year's April during the servants' dinner hour, doubly secure from the gardener by the day and the dinner, slink out with a spade and a rake and feverishly dig a little piece of ground and break it up and sow surreptitious ipomaea, and run back very hot and guilty into the house, and get into a chair and behind a book and look languid just in time to save my reputation.
But this did not make it any easier, on opening the morning paper feverishly, to see the thing confirmed.
Just as he came to this solid certainty, the step changed to the quicker one, and ran past the door as feverishly as a rat.
They whispered feverishly one to the other, without knowing what they were talking of, without hearing their own voices.
We worked feverishly at carrying our plunder on deck and depositing it amidships, so feverishly that Maud, whose strength was hardly a positive quantity, had to give over, exhausted, and sit on the steps at the break of the poop.
He found himself wishing almost feverishly that he was armed.
Then Amelia knew that the boy had seen his grandfather; and looked out feverishly for a proposal which she was sure would follow, and which came, in fact, in a few days afterwards.
His face was flushed; his black eyes wers feverishly bright.