[fee-ver-uh s] /ˈfi vər əs/
late 14c., from fever + -ous. Related: Feverously.
[fee-ver-root, -roo t] /ˈfi vərˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ noun 1. .
noun 1. a high degree of excitement, as of a gathering of people: The announcement of victory brought the crowd to fever pitch. noun 1. a state of intense excitement: things were at fever pitch with the election coming up
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. therapy by means of an artificially induced fever. noun 1. a former method of treating disease by raising the body temperature Compare cryotherapy
noun 1. any of several trees that produce or are believed to produce a febrifuge, as the blue gum, which is believed to prevent malaria. 2. a small tree, Pinckneya pubens, of the madder family, native to the southeastern U.S., having a bark used as a tonic and febrifuge. noun (US) 1. any of several […]