Febrific
Febrific Fe*brif"ic, a. [L. febris fever + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {fy}-.] Producing fever. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • febrific — [fē brif′ik] adj. [< Fr febrifique: see FEBRI + FIC] Archaic having or producing a fever …   English World dictionary

  • febrific — adjective Date: 1710 archaic feverish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • febrific — /fi brif ik/, adj. producing or marked by fever. [1700 10; FEBRI + FIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • febrific — adjective a) Feverish, inflamed. b) Hot tempered. See Also: fever …   Wiktionary

  • febrific — SYN: febrifacient (1). * * * fe·brif·ic fi brif ik adj producing fever …   Medical dictionary

  • febrific — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable: febrile, feverish, hectic, hot, pyretic. See HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • febrific — adj. causing fever, inducing fever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • febrific — fe·brif·ic …   English syllables

  • febrific — /fəˈbrɪfɪk/ (say fuh brifik) adjective producing or marked by fever. {febri + fic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • febrific — ifik adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin febrificus, from Late Latin febri + Latin ficus fic archaic : producing fever …   Useful english dictionary

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