- febrile convulsion,
- february revolution
Origin of febrile
Examples from the Web for febrile
In the febrile atmosphere of Greece waiting for the onslaught everyone knows is coming, secret agents are proliferating.
What New-Yorker does not know the wakings after the febrile doze that ends such a night?Your United States|Arnold Bennett
She has certainly had fewer colds, and no febrile attacks of any consequence, since she has practiced rigid abstinence from meats.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages|William Andrus Alcott
But where there is febrile excitement, Antimony, or Ipecacuanha, is rather indicated.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
A febrile condition of the system that sometimes occurs at the time the milk begins to be secreted after parturition.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
He avoided the Doctor with a febrile movement, and, throwing himself upon the floor, burst into a flood of weeping.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Word Origin for febrile
1650s, from Medieval Latin febrilis "pertaining to fever," from Latin febris "a fever" (see fever).