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[fee-ver-uh s]
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  1. feverish.
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Origin of feverous

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at fever, -ous
Related formsfe·ver·ous·ly, adverbnon·fe·ver·ous, adjectivenon·fe·ver·ous·ly, adverb
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Related Words for feverous

blistering, scorching, searing, blazing, sizzling, boiling, sweltering, incandescent, scalding, baking, torrid, fiery, red-hot, tropical, humid, warm, heated, white, sultry, red

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Historical Examples of feverous

  • His feverous reception in England, from Dover pier onwards, has recalled an earlier, a more romantic world.

    Dreamers of the Ghetto

    I. Zangwill

  • The feverous mist made his head heavy, and filled it with dreams.

  • Is it that it is a false and feverous state for the Centre to live in the Circumference?

    Biographia Epistolaris Volume 2

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge