Fevered
Fever \Fe"ver\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fevered} (f[=e]"v[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fevering}.] To put into a fever; to affect with fever; as, a fevered lip. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The white hand of a lady fever thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • fevered — adj. Highly excited; as, a fevered imagination. Syn: feverish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fevered — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing the symptoms of fever. 2) nervously excited or agitated: my fevered imagination …   English terms dictionary

  • fevered — [[t]fi͟ːvə(r)d[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Fevered is used to describe feelings of great excitement, and the activities that result from them. [WRITTEN] Meg was in a state of fevered anticipation. ...fevered speculation over the leadership. Syn …   English dictionary

  • fevered — adjective (only before noun) literary 1 extremely excited or worried; feverish (2): fevered cries 2 suffering from a fever; feverish (1) : fevered brow (=a hot forehead caused by a fever): She wiped his fevered brow. 3 a fevered imagination… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fevered — fe|vered [ˈfi:vəd US ərd] adj [only before noun] literary 1.) extremely excited or worried = ↑feverish ▪ the child s fevered cries 2.) suffering from a fever = ↑feverish ▪ She wiped his fevered brow (=a hot forehead caused by a fever) . 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fevered — fe|vered [ fivərd ] adjective 1. ) extremely excited or nervous: The stock s price was driven up by fevered speculation. The whole affair was the product of a reporter s fevered imagination. 2. ) LITERARY affected by fever: I mopped her fevered… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fevered — UK [ˈfiːvə(r)d] / US [ˈfɪvərd] adjective 1) extremely excited or nervous The stock s price was driven up by fevered speculation. The whole affair was the product of a journalist s fevered imagination. 2) literary affected by fever I mopped her… …   English dictionary

  • fevered — adjective a) Affected by a fever; feverish. To rephrase in less fevered rhetoric, a regional alliance might take shape independent of the U.S. b) heated, impassioned …   Wiktionary

  • fevered — adj. Fevered is used with these nouns: ↑brow, ↑dream, ↑imagination, ↑mind …   Collocations dictionary

  • fevered — adjective highly excited a fevered imagination • Similar to: ↑excited …   Useful english dictionary

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