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1. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • sky
  • toss
  • submarine
  • flip
  • toss back
  • throw back

Antonyms

  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus
  • hypertonicity
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fever Pitch

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  • zich
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  • riche
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Example sentences of the word fever-pitch


1. Noun Phrase
The crowd is at a fever pitch, stamping their feet and yelling "Hoya!

2. Noun Phrase
The rabid fans make for an energetic crowd, taking the experience to a fever pitch.

2. fever

noun. ['ˈfiːvɝ'] a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection.

Synonyms

  • hyperpyrexia
  • symptom
  • febricity
  • febrility
  • feverishness

Antonyms

  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia

3. fever

noun. ['ˈfiːvɝ'] intense nervous anticipation.

Synonyms

  • gold fever
  • buck fever
  • anticipation

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

4. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • concert pitch
  • philharmonic pitch
  • tenor
  • low frequency
  • low
  • low pitch
  • high
  • treble
  • alto
  • low-pitched
  • high pitch
  • soprano
  • high frequency
  • key
  • bass
  • tone
  • sound property
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch
  • high
  • unbend

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] move abruptly.

Synonyms

  • lurch
  • shift

Antonyms

  • silence
  • loudness
  • descent

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.

Synonyms

  • submarine pitch
  • beanball
  • spitball
  • passed ball
  • delivery
  • knuckleball
  • submarine ball
  • throw
  • beaner
  • balk
  • wild pitch
  • screwball
  • knuckler
  • ball
  • overhand pitch
  • duster
  • breaking ball
  • smoke
  • change-of-pace ball
  • change-up
  • heater
  • change-of-pace
  • fastball
  • off-speed pitch
  • curve ball
  • spitter
  • strike
  • curve
  • bullet
  • sinker
  • bender

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • obey
  • practical

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] fall or plunge forward.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • come down
  • fall

Antonyms

  • rise
  • pull
  • ride
  • right angle

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] set to a certain pitch.

Antonyms

  • single

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane.

Synonyms

  • rake
  • gradient
  • loft
  • slant

Antonyms

  • untune
  • tall
  • superior
  • up

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk).

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • refined
  • short

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))
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