febrility


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Noun1.febrility - a rise in the temperature of the bodyfebrility - a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
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It seems to me that one could profitably view the emergence of horror/slasher films as a grotesque evolution, from female victimization and febrility in Gothic fiction to an admittedly crude way of "staging" Ophelia's revenge, in the form of what Clover calls "the final girl.
Sverre Fehn's calm, considered colonisation of his Nordic pavilion brought some much needed perspective- to the general febrility and made a fitting tribute to a genuinely great architect.
On the day of recovery from the acute phase of the disease (as determined by the absence of febrility for 2 days, absence of symptoms of auscultation and a control chest X-ray) patients individually completed a WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire with the help of a physician and were given a psychometric test.