feverish


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feverish

, feverous
suffering from fever, esp a slight fever
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Oh, how feverish you are; we must not send for a notary, but for a doctor.
A bright spot burned in either cheek, her respiration was short and difficult, and her pulse beat with feverish excitement.
The advice was followed readily, for the feverish symptoms increased, and her head ached acutely.
In a state between sleeping and waking, you noticed her entrance and her actions; but feverish, almost delirious as you were, you ascribed to her a goblin appearance different from her own: the long dishevelled hair, the swelled black face, the exaggerated stature, were figments of imagination; results of nightmare: the spiteful tearing of the veil was real: and it is like her.
He came back to the charge, but this time Gryphus was in bed, feverish, and with a broken arm.
As the book progressed it took possession of him and he worked at it with feverish eagerness.
Despite his feverish gayety, even Michel Ardan was touched.
This night, however, in his feverish efforts to banish from his mind those fearful elements of woe and remorse which woke within him, he had indulged more than common; so that, when he had discharged his sable attendants, he fell heavily on a settle in the room, and was sound asleep.
In his heavy and feverish sleep, a veiled form stood beside him, and laid a cold, soft hand upon him.
Jim said it made him all over trembly and feverish to be so close to freedom.
A very restless and feverish night, however, disappointed the expectation of both; and when Marianne, after persisting in rising, confessed herself unable to sit up, and returned voluntarily to her bed, Elinor was very ready to adopt Mrs.
The repose of the latter became more and more disturbed; and her sister, who watched, with unremitting attention her continual change of posture, and heard the frequent but inarticulate sounds of complaint which passed her lips, was almost wishing to rouse her from so painful a slumber, when Marianne, suddenly awakened by some accidental noise in the house, started hastily up, and, with feverish wildness, cried out,--