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feverish

Pronunciation: /ˈfiːvərɪʃ/

Translation of feverish in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [Medicine/Medicina] con fiebre, afiebrado to be feverish estar* afiebrado, tener* fiebre or calentura
    Example sentences
    • The prodrome may include malaise, chills, a feverish feeling, anorexia and irritability.
    • it's enough to send you spiralling into a cold, feverish sweat.
    • On examination, he was feverish with generalised lymphadenopathy and widespread crusting papulopustular lesions.
  • 2 (frantic) [activity/excitement] febril
    Example sentences
    • Each passing year's is usually billed with feverish excitement as ‘the most important of his political life’.
    • And when Ronaldo drove home, not once, but twice, the excitement reached a feverish pitch.
    • It is more than telling that a well-nigh feverish and frenetic cult of the personality is at the core of this powerful display.

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