febrile febrile

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or characterized by fever

Usage(s):

  1. This is druggie talk febrile and largely meaningless.
  2. These are the frightening signs of a febrile seizure.
  3. Grim as The Road is, it's more anguishing emotionally, as the ailing father struggles, out of a febrile love for his son, to keep the boy and hope alive.

News

  • Google Plus Is Like Frankenstein's Monster

    Your humble correspondent begs your indulgence for this flu-fuelled stream-of-consciousness post, but deadlines wait for no virus, so needs must I expel the contents of my febrile mind onto this screen and thence to yours. To wit: Google Plus is a total mess. You probably knew that already. But you may not have realized that of late it has become an interesting mess...like Frankenstein's monster ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

Quotes

  1. Darling told MPS: "It would be irresponsible to speculate on the specifics of future responses. Indeed, providing a running commentary could add to the uncertainty in already febrile market conditions."
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Alistair Darling Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Sagna defended like a junior for the two goals," Petit wrote in his column in Aujourd'hui Sport."I was surprised by his positioning, his errors in marking, his lost tackles. I found him quite febrile and that is not like him. It isn't a lack...
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Emmanuel Petit Source: ESPN

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