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aguish

[ ey-gyoo-ish ]

adjective

  1. producing, resembling, or resulting from ague.
  2. easily affected by or subject to fits of ague.


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Other Words From

  • agu·ish·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of aguish1

First recorded in 1610–20; ague + -ish 1( def )

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Example Sentences

Every man nudged his neighbor, and the aguish, blue-eyed boy grinned in a ghastly, self-satisfied way.

I went to dine at Lady Masham's to-day, and she was taken ill of a sore throat, and aguish.

Then 'gan abate The storm, and through chill aguish gloom outburst The comfortable sun.

Aguish heats breede flushings, & are more seen in the face, then natural warmth at the heart.

This points to their having been part of that strange aguish epidemic of which an account is given in another chapter.

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