Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Chilly; somewhat cold or shivering.
  • Having the qualities of an ague: as, an aguish fever.
  • Productive of agues: as, an aguish locality.
  • Subject to ague.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky.
  • adjective Productive of, or affected by, ague.

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  • adjective Characteristic of ague

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  • adjective affected by ague

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Examples

  • Fate seemed resolved that I should have no chance of leaving the place without seeing in it something worth remembering, as I had no sooner returned to Sen's inn, which I did on my release, than I was seized with a kind of aguish fever, the effect, no doubt, of the exposure I had recently undergone.

    Under the Dragon Flag My Experiences in the Chino-Japanese War

  • Fate seemed resolved that I should have no chance of leaving the place without seeing in it something worth remembering, as I had no sooner returned to Sen's inn, which I did on my release, than I was seized with a kind of aguish fever, the effect, no doubt, of the exposure I had recently undergone.

    Under the Dragon Flag

  • I long to see the snow again and to feel a genuine cold and escape from this "aguish" chill.

    My Boyhood

  • But, upon the whole, it could not be fairly said that his appearance was unprepossessing; indeed, to the congenial, it would have been doubtless not uncongenial; while to others, it could not fail to be at least curiously interesting, from the warm air of florid cordiality, contrasting itself with one knows not what kind of aguish sallowness of saving discretion lurking behind it.

    The Confidence-Man

  • But, upon the whole, it could not be fairly said that his appearance was unprepossessing; indeed, to the congenial, it would have been doubtless not uncongenial; while to others, it could not fail to be at least curiously interesting, from the warm air of florid cordiality, contrasting itself with one knows not what kind of aguish sallowness of saving discretion lurking behind it.

    The Confidence-Man

  • Very well! then Henry gives a kind of aguish shake, and getting up, sighs from the bottom of his heart -- then holding up his head like a king, zays -- "Varmer, I have too long been a burden to you -- Heaven protect you, as you have me -- Farewell!

    Speed the Plough A Comedy, In Five Acts; As Performed At The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

  • And not even the most brilliant scientists can calculate the aguish of emotional and sometimes literal captivity choking Iranians at home.

    Melody Moezzi: Suffocating in Iran

  • And not even the most brilliant scientists can calculate the aguish of emotional and sometimes literal captivity choking Iranians at home.

    Melody Moezzi: Suffocating in Iran

  • And not even the most brilliant scientists can calculate the aguish of emotional and sometimes literal captivity choking Iranians at home.

    Melody Moezzi: Suffocating in Iran

  • And not even the most brilliant scientists can calculate the aguish of emotional and sometimes literal captivity choking Iranians at home.

    Melody Moezzi: Suffocating in Iran

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