fever fever  /ˈfi vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
  2. (n) intense nervous anticipation

Usage(s):

  1. She had had a fever for the last several days, a slight runny nose, not much of an appetite because her throat hurt, and she was very tired.
  2. The fever that results from many virus infections is also widely regarded as a major defense mechanism, might best be allowed to run its course.
  3. During the Crimean War, thousands of British soldiers quartered in the Mediterranean area were disabled by Malta fever.

News

  1. Strong Fever finish could attract 2014 group

    The Tri-Cities Fever stand just one win away from reaching their mid-season goal, evening out their record to 7-7.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KHQ Spokane

  2. Indiana Fever's visit to White House will be 7th trip for assistant coach formerly at Tennessee

    When President Obama is host to the WNBA champion Indiana Fever on Friday, it will be assistant coach Mickie DeMoss' seventh time being honored at the White House.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  3. Indiana Fever extend losing streak against Connecticut Sun

    The Indiana Fever look forward to Friday's visit to the White House. They can be excused if they don't feel much like champions these days.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

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Quotes

  1. 10:02 Obama mentions Massachusetts special election: "After last week, it is clear that campaign fever has come even earlier than usual. But we still need to govern."
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  2. "We've just been playing Nintendo in the motor home, and we got cabin fever last night," said Carl Edwards, who won the June race at MIS. "We went to the university in Adrian (Mich.) and they let us use the gym there. So me and my trainer and...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Carl Edwards Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  3. "I will make it up to everyone at the rescheduled gigs on 9, 10 and 11 April," said Brand. "I'm alone - except for the cat, who I'm thinking of putting a bikini on - it must be the fever."
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Russell Brand Source: BBC News

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