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febrile

Pronunciation: /ˈfebraɪl; ˈfiːbraɪl/

Translation of febrile in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [literary/literario] febril
    Example sentences
    • The febrile excitement of the story is sustained by the use of rapid action, exotic locales, and exaggerated passions, often cruel or prurient.
    • The febrile atmosphere within the party at Westminster last week has, on occasion, been reminiscent of those times.
    • In the febrile atmosphere following the raids, all sorts of spectacular claims emerged, some from British sources, but mostly from the United States and Pakistan.

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