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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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With national security efforts at fever pitch, new federal regulations on biochemical agents may inhibit research efforts at universities
A multicharacter soap opera often played at fever pitch, the film's substantial saving grace is its sure insight into human nature and relationships.
BBC director of sport Peter Salmon said: "Interest in Formula One remains at fever pitch and we are delighted to retain such a high calibre sport.
The Beeb, ensuring the excitement stays at fever pitch through the day, have kindly lined up rowing between innings.
The problem with starting any performance at fever pitch is that there is no place to go in subsequent dances.