fever

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfiːvər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfivɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fēvər)


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fever

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [high, debilitating, serious] fever
  2. [dengue, rheumatic, hay, yellow] fever
  3. a fever of [101] [degrees, Fahrenheit]
  4. a [101] -degree fever
  5. in bed with a fever (of 101)
  6. fever from the [heat, sun, sauna]
  7. (heat) fever from [overexposure, too much sunbathing]
  8. [caught, got] a fever from
  9. [suffering from, coming down with] a fever
  10. (feeling) [poorly, giddy, dizzy, weak, drained] with fever
  11. the fever finally broke
  12. is [burning, boiling] with fever
  13. fever is one of the (main) symptoms (of)
  14. the main symptoms include fever
  15. couldn't [come, go, attend] due to fever
  16. our [son, daughter] has (a high) fever
  17. call in sick with a fever
  18. felt his [head, forehead] for fever
  19. checked her temperature for fever
  20. am starting to get cabin fever in here
  21. cabin fever from being [cooped up, stuck inside]
  22. in a fever of [anticipation, excitement]
n as adj
  1. the [match, crowd, atmosphere] has reached fever pitch
  2. a [low, high, medium] hay fever [level, count]
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