Definition of fevered in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfiːvəd


  • 1Having or showing the symptoms associated with a dangerously high temperature: they mopped his fevered brow
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    • These thoughts spun around in my head, making my fevered brow sweat.
    • Your face is all red and unless I am mistaken that is sweat on your fevered brow.
    • The chill provided a welcome cool to his fevered temperature.
  • 1.1Feeling or displaying an excessive degree of nervous excitement, agitation, or energy: my fevered adolescent imagination
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    • His soloing, particularly on Hootie's Blues and his confessed favourite tune Cherokee is said to have set off wild dancing and fevered excitement among the concert goers.
    • But after all this excitement and even some fevered dance-floor action I became tired and had to lie down for a bit.
    • Few experiences can match the fevered, full-bodied excitement of a good island fête.
    excited, agitated, energetic, frenzied, overwrought, frantic, worked up, fervid

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