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synonyms for ague

  • fever
  • malaria
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How to use ague in a sentence

To add to their troubles, fever and ague attacked most of the white men, and one of them (Ogilvie) died on the journey.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
For a sick woman, to be sure, the ague fit had left its victim for that day, and she was feeling better.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
A severe attack of fever and ague was the result of Dorothy passing the night upon the heath.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Again an ague of beauty caught him, and he needed to hurl himself full length upon the mats until the ecstacy was past.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Dale dragged himself to a sitting posture and began shivering as if suffering from ague.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I found him out of order, thinking himself to be in a fit of an ague, but in the afternoon he was very cheery.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Mr. Coventry told us the Duke was gone ill of a fit of an ague to bed; so we sent this morning to see how he do.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Shivering like the ague between his cotton-flannel blankets, Stanton's courage fairly raced the mercury in its downward course.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Twice during the walk, Roger was taken with a shivering-fit, as though sickening for the ague.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
By carrying the germs of malaria and giving people the ague it made the clearing of many parts of Canada doubly hard.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
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WORDS RELATED TO AGUE

  • ague
  • fever and ague
  • jungle fever
  • miasm
  • miasma
  • paludism
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