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  • n  a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
  • n  intense nervous anticipation
    in a fever of resentment

  • The present scarlet fever season was an opportune time for two German investigators at Wiesbaden last week to announce that they had isolated the scarlet fever bacillus.
  • 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.
  • The Government last week knew of 6,070 cases of scarlet fever in the country.
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  • Barack Obama in CNN International
    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."
  • Carl Edwards in Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    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...
  • Russell Brand in BBC News
    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."

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