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Director Chaitanya Tamhane’s luminous, quietly affecting film examines what it means to pursue a dream of art so feverishly that living in the real world takes a backseat.

From Time

To fanfare real-life case studies from marketers at leading brands who have worked feverishly to nullify data silos, push for organizational change and eradicate the “but this is the way we’ve always done things” approach.

So when I heard she was dying —she had a massive stroke — I feverishly checked the next flight connections, train connections.

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The Daily Beast has learned that financial and public-relations specialists had been feverishly working on details of the pair’s split for weeks before the couple announced their divorce on Monday.

Emotions run feverishly high on both sides, as can be seen daily on social media.

Images of a Hobby Lobby store fly by as the two men in suits feverishly cut through the cross.

The plates of her plot spin ever more feverishly towards absurd calamity, but she balances perfectly the comic and the monstrous.

On the first day of her shoot, she arrived sick and feverishly red.

While we were waiting for our luggage I saw him feverishly tapping his iPad.

After that he lit a cigarette and smoked feverishly, walking up and down the pavement.

As in a trance he crosses the room, seizes charcoal, and feverishly works at the blank canvas on the easel.

As in a trance he crosses the cell, seizes a piece of charcoal, and feverishly works at the picture on the easel!

Mr. Giles, who had been feverishly putting the tea-cups to rights, blushed very red, and said that he had had that honour.

She put her arms inside the bed, and feverishly drew the sheet up underneath her chin.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feverishly, such as: breathlessly, eagerly, frantically, furiously, heatedly, and madly.

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