verb (used with object)
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Origin of fever
OTHER WORDS FROM feverfe·ver·less, adjectiveun·fe·vered, adjective
Words nearby fever
Example sentences from the Web for fever
When you get a fever, your heart rate tends to increase, even before you notice other symptoms, so it can act as an early warning system.The new Fitbit knows when you’re stressed—and how to help you chill|Stan Horaczek|August 26, 2020|Popular Science
Yellow fever, a mosquito-borne hemorrhagic disease that is common in South America and sub-Saharan Africa, annually infects about 200,000 people and causes an estimated 30,000 deaths.
The two cats that died were among four that had developed severe symptoms, such as jaundice and high fever.How two coronavirus drugs for cats might help humans fight COVID-19|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 11, 2020|Science News
A high dose of the vaccine produced severe side effects such as fever in 9 percent of volunteers, but a lower dose produced a severe side effect in only 1 percent of people.COVID-19 vaccines by Oxford, CanSino and Pfizer all trigger immune responses|Tina Hesman Saey|July 21, 2020|Science News
It can scan people coming into an area to see if they have a fever.Tackling the novel coronavirus calls for novel ideas|Kathiann Kowalski|May 7, 2020|Science News For Students
The sets—which, really, were a feat of design and direction—appeared to be remnants of a Lewis Carroll fever dream.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take Too Many Cooks: a fever dream of a segment that aired at 4:00am earlier this week.Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there is no evidence Duncan had a fever, a symptom of the Ebola virus, when he entered the country.
Around 11 a.m. Thursday, Spencer determined that he had developed a fever of 100.3.
Nobody died from Ebola, or ISIS or Honduran children, unless it was in a goofball-induced, Louie Gohmert fever dream.The Fear About Things That Won't Kill Us Is Killing Us|Cliff Schecter|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, alas, the same evening he grew restless, and signs of fever became apparent.Royalty Restored|J. Fitzgerald Molloy
The first had seven children, who took the fever one by one till the whole became sick.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
But Peter was now in a fever that saw an enemy round every corner.Fortitude|Hugh Walpole
The next day he awoke in a fever, and would have died but for his faithful lion.King Arthur and His Knights|Maude L. Radford
When a French physician judges bleeding unnecessary, you may be sure that the fever is not very violent.Life of Adam Smith|John Rae
British Dictionary definitions for fever
Derived forms of feverfevered, adjectivefeverless, adjective
Word Origin for fever
Medical definitions for fever
Scientific definitions for fever
Idioms and Phrases with fever
see cabin fever; run a fever.