feverish

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From fever +‎ -ish

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feverish (comparative more feverish, superlative most feverish)

  1. In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.
    The illness made him feverish, so they applied cold compresses.
  2. filled with excess energy.
    He worked with feverish excitement.

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