aguish
adjective see ague

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Aguish — A gu*ish, a. 1. Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky. [1913 Webster] Her aguish love now glows and burns. Granville. [1913 Webster] 2. Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of England …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aguish — aguishly, adv. /ay gyooh ish/, adj. 1. producing, resembling, or resulting from ague. 2. easily affected by or subject to fits of ague. 3. shaking; quivering. [1610 20; AGUE + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • aguish — adjective Characteristic of ague …   Wiktionary

  • aguish — adj. pertaining to ague (malarial fever); causing ague; susceptible to ague …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aguish — agu·ish …   English syllables

  • aguish — adjective affected by ague • Similar to: ↑ill, ↑sick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aguishness — Aguish A gu*ish, a. 1. Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky. [1913 Webster] Her aguish love now glows and burns. Granville. [1913 Webster] 2. Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cold — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Cold >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cold cold coldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 frigidity frigidity inclemency fresco GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 winter winter Sgm: N 2 depth of winter …   English dictionary for students

  • aguishness — rare 0. (ˈeɪgjuːɪʃnɪs) [f. aguish a. + ness.] The quality or state of being aguish; resemblance or tendency to ague. in Bailey; whence in Johnson, Ash, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • ague — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French ague, from Medieval Latin (febris) acuta, literally, sharp fever, from Latin, feminine of acutus sharp more at acute Date: 14th century 1. a fever (as malaria) marked by paroxysms of chills, fever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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