Definition of fugitive in English:
- In a second, and more fugitive image, the action opens with modern citizens struggling to be heard in the public arena.
- It is another fugitive inscription on the page of earth that it is necessary to seize, that you want to understand.
- We take a lot of measures to stop fugitive dust blow.
fever from Old English:
Fever has been with us since Anglo-Saxon times, when we borrowed the word from Latin febris. A fever makes you hot and bothered, and the word may ultimately go back to a root meaning ‘to be restless’. In herbal medicine the plant feverfew (Old English) was traditionally seen as a cure for fever. In Latin the name was febrifugia, from febris ‘fever’ and fugare ‘drive away’, from which we get the medical term febrifuge (late 17th century) for a drug that reduces fever. Closely related to fugare is fugere ‘to flee’ found in fugitive (Late Middle English), refuge (Late Middle English), and refugee (late 17th century).
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