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Definition of "aguish" [a•gu•ish]

  • Characteristic of ague (adjective)

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Use "aguish" in a sentence
  • "Fate seemed resolved that I should have no chance of leaving the place without seeing in it something worth remembering, as I had no sooner returned to Sen's inn, which I did on my release, than I was seized with a kind of aguish fever, the effect, no doubt, of the exposure I had recently undergone."
  • "I long to see the snow again and to feel a genuine cold and escape from this "aguish" chill."
  • "But, upon the whole, it could not be fairly said that his appearance was unprepossessing; indeed, to the congenial, it would have been doubtless not uncongenial; while to others, it could not fail to be at least curiously interesting, from the warm air of florid cordiality, contrasting itself with one knows not what kind of aguish sallowness of saving discretion lurking behind it."