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ague

a fever with successive stages of fever and chills esp when caused by malaria
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- The ague again so violent that I lay a-bed all day, and neither ate nor drank.
- Having been somewhat refreshed with the sleep I had had, and the fit being entirely off, I got up; and though the fright and terror of my dream was very great, yet I considered that the fit of the ague would return again the next day, and now was my time to get something to refresh and support myself when I should be ill; and the first thing I did, I filled a large square case-bottle with water, and set it upon my table, in reach of my bed; and to take off the chill or aguish disposition of the water, I put about a quarter of a pint of rum into it, and mixed them together.
The application which I made use of was perfectly new, and perhaps which had never cured an ague before; neither can I recommend it to any to practise, by this experiment: and though it did carry off the fit, yet it rather contributed to weakening me; for I had frequent convulsions in my nerves and limbs for some time.
Aidoo agues strongly that many of the reasons used by citizens to vote in or vote out lawmakers are not founded on democratic principles, primarily because the level of education and awareness about the role of lawmakers among the population still remains low.
Bank Indonesia governor, Agues Martowardojo, and his board raised the reference rate to 7.75 percent, the central bank said.
Why, I know the fever-agur as well as I know beanst It a'n't nothin' else!" Even though her malady subsides after a week, it significantly impacts the family: "Our agues were tremendous.
He agues that on paper, the Canadian censorship system (backed by the War Measures Act) was among the most draconian media-control mechanisms of the Allied countries, but in practice it was not enforced as harshly, except in the case of the Communist Party and the ethnic presses.
The United States has pushed Asian countries to cut crude supplies from Iran in a bid to pressure Tehran to rein in its nuclear ambitions, which Washington suspects are aimed at making nuclear weapons, while Iran agues that is for peaceful means.
Misinformation from the media and other sources is the blame agues Kirk D.
She remained its sole parliamentary representative until 1974, when she was joined by seven colle agues.
Terry agues that promoting women's rights is not only a moral issue but also a very effective way to pursue poverty reduction goals worldwide.
Kriz, executive director of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine, agues that the country is on the verge of a major revolution in healthcare services due to the evolving world of the digital environment.