brain fever

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Synonyms for brain fever

meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal

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But he took it differently; he fainted, and had brain fever and convulsions.
Linton encountered and conquered the worst shock of what was denominated a brain fever. No mother could have nursed an only child more devotedly than Edgar tended her.
"My agonies," Becky continued, "were terrible (I hope she won't sit down on the bottle) when they took him away from me; I thought I should die; but I fortunately had a brain fever, during which my doctor gave me up, and--and I recovered, and--and here I am, poor and friendless."
He has been under our care for nearly six weeks, suffering from a violent brain fever. He wishes me to convey his love, and to say that by this post I write for him to Mr.
The consequence of this imprudence was something like an apoplectic fit, followed by a rather severe brain fever - '