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
Organizers will hope that fever translates into ticket sales.
The bacteria Campylobacter is causing the infections; symptoms include diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever, according to the CDC's website.
About one in five people have the fever version of the disease.
First, in case you are unplugged from the fever swamps of the internet: There really was a Nazi — or at least a guy wearing a swastika armband — wandering around Seattle on Monday before he was knocked out cold with a haymaker punch.
When staging fever hits, here’s how you, too, can take your home from lived-in to show-ready: Give great curb.
Someone infected for the first time with any of the serotypes typically has a mild, flulike disease that causes fever and muscle pains but does not require hospitalization.
Symptoms are varied and can run from fever and headache to chills and abdominal pain.
In other Paris news, rapper Young Paris gave the New York Fashion Week crowd some disco fever opening for Gucci Mane at Mailroom, presented by Zirkova.
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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
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