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hectic

1. associated with, peculiar to, or symptomatic of tuberculosis (esp in the phrases hectic fever, hectic flush)
2. a hectic fever or flush
3. Rare a person who is consumptive or who experiences a hectic fever or flush
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The hectic flush was gone for the time, leaving her pale and childlike.
He had spent three hectic days and nights in New York, and--after a reasonable interval--had felt much the same as usual.
She showed Raskolnikov the blood in silence, and as soon as she could get her breath began whispering to him again with extreme animation and a hectic flush on her cheeks.
The next day a cold; soon, a settled cough; anon, a hectic cheek, a wasted form, that sat beside the harpsichord, and filled the house with music
My dear Cousin, His Eminence, the cardinal, whom God preserve for the happiness of France and the confusion of the enemies of the kingdom, is on the point of putting an end to the hectic rebellion of La Rochelle.
After lengthy documentation and hectic procedures, Rawn said, the LHCBA had got approvals from the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and from the court as the proposed piece of land was the LHC's property.
possible due to continuous and hectic efforts of PMLN Government.
It's probably been the most hectic month of my life," said striker McMillan yesterday on receiving the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland Player of the Month for July, the third time he's won the award.
He made it clear it was way too hectic to drive back home at the end of a day's play and then travel back to the ground by 8am.
He had a hectic life with people during the day and he spent the nights in prayer and contemplation.
Tomorrow's hectic The outdoor music stops at 7pm allowing just enough time to grab a hamburger before the indoor performers programme get going at 7.
While my training schedule is pretty hectic, it's nice to take time out and come to Grove Primary School.