feverish

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From fever +‎ -ish.

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feverish (comparative more feverish, superlative most feverish)

  1. Having a fever, an elevated body temperature.
    The illness made him feverish, so they applied cold compresses.
  2. Filled with excess energy.
    He worked with feverish excitement.
  3. Morbidly eager.
    a feverish desire to see her again

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