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feverish (adj.)

late 14c., "causing fever;" 1630s, "excited, unduly ardent;" 1640s, "having symptoms of fever, having a slight fever," from fever + -ish. Earlier in same sense was feverous (late 14c.). Old English had feferig, feferseoc. Related: Feverishly; feverishness.

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Definitions of feverish from WordNet

feverish (adj.)
marked by intense agitation or emotion;
worked at a feverish pace
Synonyms: hectic
feverish (adj.)
of or relating to or characterized by fever;
Synonyms: febrile
feverish (adj.)
having or affected by a fever;
Synonyms: feverous
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