Definitions

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  • adv. In a feverish manner; excitedly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a feverish manner; as in a fever.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a feverish manner

Etymologies

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feverish +‎ -ly

Examples

  • She called feverishly for the office, but the reply was, "They do not answer."

    The Spinner's Book of Fiction

  • The resulting plays have little connection with real life; the poet and dreamer isolates himself, becoming absorbed in feverishly pursued speculation and phantasy.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1936 - Presentation Speech

  • I started signing my name feverishly, like I’d been asked to sign dozens of autographs in one mad minute.

    Fallin’ Up

  • They tell me they're working feverishly and in television when we work feverishly, that is something to behold.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2004

  • A hubbub rose; men called feverishly for drink to help them forget they had been overcome.

    A Body In The Bath House

  • It was doubtful if she heard any of the abbot's carefully measured words, or the uneasy blusterings of Astley, alternately offering her gallantries of comfort she did not value or need, and recalling feverishly that this crime left all questions unanswered, and in some none too logical way went to prove that the hermit had indeed been a priest, and the marriage he had solemnized still a marriage.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • Gauteng safety and security MEC Jesse Duarte said in a statement on Wednesday their release could not have happend at a worse time, especially as government was working "feverishly" to ensure that the criminal justice system reversed spiralling crime.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "One thing -- one thing only," feverishly -- "that I hope I shall never see you again!"

    April's Lady A Novel

  • "But I like you," feverishly, "I like you, tremendously, and don't you want to marry me, Randy?"

    The Trumpeter Swan

  • Yes, yes, "feverishly," I will write to him and tell him.

    Vagabondia 1884

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