feverishness feverishness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

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Usage(s):

  • The tale of a transsexual trailer-park denizen, Hedwig echoes the gender-blending audacity of late 1970s David Bowie and the hormone-stoked feverishness of early Meat Loaf.

Quotes

  • "She's finishing in violence, in a certain state of feverishness," Sarkozy told reporters during a trip to the Alps. "When I hear her remarks, I wonder why a woman of her qualities carries such violent feelings. It adds nothing to the...
    on May 4, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Reuters India

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