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Definitions

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  • n. increase of irritation or violence, particularly the increase of a fever or disease

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Increase of irritation or violence, particularly the increase of a fever or disease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A state of increasing irritation or violence, particularly in a case of fever or inflammation.

Etymologies

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Latin exacerbescens, exacerbescentis, present participle of exacerbescere, inchoate of exacerbare. See exacerbate.

Examples

  • The periods of hectic fever, supposed to arise from absorption of matter, obeys the diurnal periods like the above, having the exacerbescence towards evening, and its remission early in the morning, with sweats, or diarrhoea, or urine with white sediment.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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