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fever

fe·ver

fever

 
 
pronunciation:
fi vr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a body temperature higher than normal that is usually caused by illness.
He stayed home in bed with a fever.
antonyms:
chill
definition 2: a state of intense excitement or activity.
The kids were in a fever about the latest action movie.
derivation: fevered (adj.)
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  disease, virus