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Meaning of FEVEROUS

Pronunciation:  'feevurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having or affected by a fever
 

FEVEROUS is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: feverish, ill, sick
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fe"ver*ous\, a. [Cf.F. fi['e]vreux.]
1. Affected with fever or ague; feverish.

         His heart, love's feverous citadel.   --Keats.

2. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever; as, a
   feverous pulse.

         All maladies . . . all feverous kinds. --Milton.

3. Having the tendency to produce fever; as, a feverous
   disposition of the year. [R.] --Bacon.

 

 

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