Feverish

Fe"ver*ish

, a. 1. Having a fever; suffering from, or affected with, a moderate degree of fever; showing increased heat and thirst; as, the patient is feverish.
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2. Indicating, or pertaining to, fever; characteristic of a fever; as, feverish symptoms.
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3. Hot; sultry. "The feverish north." Dryden.
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4. Disordered as by fever; excited; restless; as, the feverish condition of the commercial world.
Syn. -- fevered.
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Strive to keep up a frail and feverish being.
Milton.

-- Fe"ver*ish*ly, adv. -- Fe"ver*ish*ness, n.
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