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Definitions of fever:

part of speech: verb transitive

To put into a fever.

part of speech: noun

A disease marked by a quickened pulse, an increase of heat, great thirst, & c.; agitation; excitement.

part of speech: noun

Any disease characterized by marked increase of heat of the skin, quickened pulse, great weakness, thirst, etc.; a temperature of the human body exceeding 98. 6 degrees Fahrenheit; a condition of extreme nervous excitement.

part of speech: noun

A disease marked by great bodily heat and quickening of pulse; extreme excitement of the passions; a painful degree of anxiety.

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