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- adj. in estrus; receptive to mating
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Animals increase in heat by motion and exercise, wine, feasting, venus, burning fevers, and pain.
As when men suffer for indifferent things, which, in heat and passion, they call superstition and idolatry; and for their own false opinions in religion, which they mistake for fundamental articles of the Christian faith.
A communal oven sat at a drunken angle, its cast-iron door seized up and rusted at the hinges, with laminating plates of scale ready to split away either in heat or frost.
Most persons never noticed the increase in heat and heart-beat, and the first they knew was when the scarlet rash came out.
For in cold the contractive motion is checked by a resisting tendency to expand, just as in heat the expansive motion is checked by a resisting tendency to contract.