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
Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Encouraged by Amour, a ballet assistant who’s apparently in love with him – the distraught Orphee defies the devils and the furies of Hades to return his beloved to the mortal world, if only in his fever-dream.
In this climate, Vaucanson—who initially thought up the flute player in a fever dream, according to Wood—was able to gain the financing, public interest and the technology to build mechanical men.
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.
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.
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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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