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noun as in hysteria

noun as in temperature

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He drove with a sort of irritable feverishness, until Henri leaned over and touched him on the shoulder.

In the course of the day she got a little better, but towards evening the feverishness increased again.

Thus passed the hours of the night; and as the day broke, he arose, impatient to actual feverishness for the coming interview.

Old, weather-beaten sailor on the ocean of life as I am, I feel an amount of feverishness and anxiety I am half ashamed of.

The eyelids were reddened now, and held wide apart, the eyes shining with a dry feverishness painful to see.


On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feverishness, such as: agitation, delirium, excitement, frenzy, madness, and nervousness.

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