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Synonyms for fever

1. fever (n.)

intense nervous anticipation

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2. fever (n.)

a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

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3. shipping fever (n.)

a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)

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4. rheumatic fever (n.)

a severe disease chiefly of children and characterized by painful inflammation of the joints and frequently damage to the heart valves

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5. q fever (n.)

an acute disease resembling influenza

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6. hay fever (n.)

a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen

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7. puerperal fever (n.)

serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon

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8. haverhill fever (n.)

the form of ratbite fever occurring in the United States

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9. gold fever (n.)

greed and the contagious excitement of a gold rush

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10. blackwater fever (n.)

severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine

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