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Synonyms for fever

Synonyms for fever

a rise in the temperature of the body

intense nervous anticipation

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That there might be an awkward affair with Wrench, Lydgate saw at once; but the ease was serious enough to make him dismiss that consideration: he was convinced that Fred was in the pink-skinned stage of typhoid fever, and that he had taken just the wrong medicines.
He smiled then, and was kinder, but it was very sad, and I cried with them till he turned round all of a sudden, and told me to go home and take belladonna right away, or I'd have the fever.
The sickness -- the nausea -- The pitiless pain -- Have ceased, with the fever That maddened my brain -- With the fever called "Living" That burned in my brain.
Miss Halcombe passed a very bad night, the fever coming and going, and getting worse towards the morning instead of better.
The doctor retired into the kitchen, where, addressing himself to the landlady, he complained bitterly of the undutiful behaviour of his patient, who would not be blooded, though he was in a fever.
He did not wish to die; but he felt that he was going, for the fever was mounting higher and higher.
Kennedy was visibly suffering, and the fever was mastering his vigorous constitution.
On the morning of the fourth day of his fever, Sheldon lay on the veranda, gazing dimly out over the raging ocean.
Pontellier was too well acquainted with fever symptoms to be mistaken.
you came to see us," she said, with a guilty and at the same time confiding smile, "all Dolly's children had scarlet fever, and he happened to come and see her.
The second day after leaving the Ugambi the baby fell ill with fever.
Anyhow, he's as rotten full of fever as the rest of you," said the Infant, at length on the big divan.
You told me my aunt's illness was fever," she said--"and now you speak of some complaint in her eyes.
Ill with fever he went to Smolensk with twenty thousand men to defend the town against Napoleon's whole army.
The cut did not seem serious, and healed over the top; but it left a lurking fever.