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Definition of "fevered" []

  • Affected by a fever; feverish. (adjective)
  • Heated, impassioned (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fevered" in a sentence
  • "A more open market for college admissions, no matter how fevered, is still fairer than the old system, which petered out in the mid-1960s, whereby Exeter's headmaster could earmark a few dozen of each year's seniors for admission to Harvard."
  • ""Pathetic," he called the fevered satisfaction she took in the hovering attentions of our old black nurse, who gave us brief respites in the two sick-rooms by turns, and who had according to Mrs. Fontenette, "such a beautiful faith!""
  • "I will take steps to learn my way around Seattle better, so that I don't feel trapped indoors/stir crazy/cabin fevered."