Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with fever or ague.
- Having the nature of fever.
- Having a tendency to produce fever.
- adj. affected with fever or ague
- adj. having the nature of fever
- adj. rare having a tendency to produce fever; as a feverous disposition of the year
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Affected with fever or ague; feverish.
- adj. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever.
- adj. rare Having the tendency to produce fever.
- adj. having or affected by a fever
“By now the pyrotechnics have become continuous and the music is at a feverous pitch.”
“* Enjoyed this from Boing Boing: lecture from Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky on evolution, religion, schizophrenia and the schizotypal personality, arguing by analogy to sickle cell that schizophrenia is the hypertrophic result of genes that in isolation reward their holder with feverous religious certainty.”
“This vista is a testament to a man with a feverous idea in his brain that he had to get out.”
“ Restless in unquell'd passion, a feverous heart,”
“ Looks red-breathing forth your bosom's feverous anger;”
“At four in the morning, when for once you're not in a feverous delerium, the sound of cat body flying agaist the window pain, and then sliding off after trying vehemently to scratch his way up the glass, is not a nice sound to wake up to.”
“Her feverous breath quickened and she gave out a weak moan.”
“This checked the feverous desire of Germans for war against their fellow-countrymen, and brought to a practical result the negotiations for a treaty which had been conducted early in 1582 at”
“Looks red-breathing forth your bosom's feverous anger;”
“Restless in unquell'd passion, a feverous heart, Ariadne.”
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