We live in an age when the obsession with having a child has reached a fever pitch.
The civil war has reached a fever pitch and your battalion has recovered eight bodies floating downstream this week alone.
Then there have been the adaptations of his own books, fever pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy, all suspiciously good.
And the country's legendary party scene is at a fever pitch.
After three years on the wildly popular MTV show, Speidi-mania has reached a fever pitch.
Immediately Mrs. Davis's interest was aroused to fever pitch.
The Jews were winding up their affairs, Israel was strung to fever pitch.
Public feeling among the drummer-boys rose to fever pitch and the lives of Jakin and Lew became unenviable.
Then, indeed, the noble Spanish blood of the audience is aroused to fever pitch.
But his cruel insults now quashed despair and roused dormant indignation to fever pitch.