Fevering
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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  • fevering — fe·ver || fɪːvÉ™(r) n. high body temperature; disease characterized by high body temperature; tension, excitement v. cause to develop a fever; excite, cause tension …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fever — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fēfer, from Latin febris Date: before 12th century 1. a. a rise of body temperature above the normal b. any of various diseases of which fever is a prominent symptom 2. a. a state of heightened… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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