Examples of fever in a Sentence
The symptoms of the disease include headache and fever.
We waited in a fever of anticipation.
He had us all in a fever with worry.
Recent Examples of fever from the Web
Symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, itching, weight loss and yellow skin and eyes.
One of the reports on Iwaspoisoned.com linked a case of diarrhea, fever, nausea and vomiting to Super Orient Buffet on Semoran Boulevard in Orlando on July 26.
Salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps over a period of four to seven days.
Symptoms for dogs include lethargy, persistent coughing or sneezing, nasal or eye discharge, fever and reduced appetite.
Between 20 and 25 percent of them will develop a fever, headache, loss of appetite, nausea or a skin rash.
Using the same technology, the new effort will study how gene drive might defend against Zika, chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever.
Mosquitoes can carry deadly diseases like Zika and Dengue fever.
There was no municipal garbage service then, Ms. Xu said, and so the tensions eventually reached a fever point.
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Origin and Etymology of fever
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaffection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, disease, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, trouble
Related Wordscontagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plague
Near Antonymsfitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shape
First Known Use of fever
FEVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fever for English Language Learners
: a body temperature that is higher than normal
: a disease that causes an increase in body temperature
: a state of excited emotion or activity
FEVER Defined for Kids
Definition of fever for Students
medical Definition of fever
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