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
Side effects reported in the trial included fever, anemia and low white-blood cell counts, which can increase vulnerability to infection.
Zika, West Nile, Yellow fever, Dengue fever, the list goes on.
If this is indeed a fever, it's arguably been rising for the past eight years.
While China may hope that its recent order to its banks may calm things, there is a fever in Washington to punish its firms, both for patriotic reasons and because protectionists are newly influential.
That means symptoms — fever, nausea, jaundice — may not show up for weeks, or at all.
Now with sneaker fever at an all-time high, the book, Sneakers, out October 24 from Razorbill, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the people driving the trend: the shoe designers.
Another one, and the most frequent is cytokine-release syndrome, which can lead to dangerously high fevers and precipitous drops in blood pressure.
Also paying attention: regulators in Washington tasked with preventing investors from getting fleeced as ICO fever sweeps the country.
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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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