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  • Seb was facing Nick down, and his eyes were fever-bright, his head thrown back.

    The Demons Covenant

  • Isolde turned away to see that Marcia was awake, her head turning restlessly against the pillow, eyes fever-bright and a hectic flush on her cheeks.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Now, as Garwen entered, Marcia looked up, a brief flare of something like hope lighting her fever-bright eyes.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • What made this collapsed and scrawny body especially horrible was the crisp Zegna suit that Takahashi wore, his neatly combed hair parted on his bony skull, the bumpy finger joints, the fever-bright eyes behind the stylish glasses.

    Beard

  • To witness Africa's unrelenting hunger, look no further than into the fever-bright eyes of 17 severely malnourished infants languishing in a west African hospital.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Her face was vivid and flushed, her eyes fever-bright.

    Devil's Bargain

  • When he met Kennit's pale eyes, he noted how large and fever-bright they were, how the man's flesh clung to his skull.

    Ship Of Magic

  • He swung round suddenly and looked at Gemma, his eyes fever-bright.

    Dreaming of the Bones

  • Nicholas turned to Maya, a Japanese girl with dyed-blond hair and fever-bright eyes, but Kawa was right, whatever She might have seen lay light-years away behind those stoned eyes.

    Second Skin

  • Against the unnatural pallor of her face, her golden eyes burned fever-bright.

    Captives Of The Night

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  • mamagoose26 commented on the user mamagoose26

    I looked up the word fever-bright. Although it has been used in plenty of places, there is no listed definition. I would say that fever-bright means "eyes radiant through a fever from illness, or excitement; frenzied."

    May 8, 2014