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feverish

adjective

feverish adjective (HAVING FEVER)

 us   /ˈfi·vər·ɪʃ/ having a fever: I’m feeling a little feverish – I hope it’s not the flu.

feverish adjective (EXCITED)

 /ˈfi·vər·ɪʃ/ very active; showing great excitement: They worked from dark to dawn at a feverish pace.
Translations of “feverish”
in Korean 고열이 있는…
in Arabic مًحموم…
in Portuguese febril…
in Catalan febrós…
in Japanese 熱っぽい…
in Italian febbricitante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生病的, 發燒的…
in Russian лихорадочный, возбужденный…
in Turkish ateşli, heyecanlı, telaşlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生病的, 发烧的…
in Polish rozpalony, gorączkujący, gorączkowy…
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