feverishly


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fe·ver·ish

 (fē′vər-ĭsh)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or resembling a fever.
b. Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.
c. Causing or tending to cause fever.
2. Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity: worked at a feverish pace.

fe′ver·ish·ly adv.
fe′ver·ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.feverishly - in a feverish manner; "she worked feverishly"
Translations
باضْطِراب
horečněnepokojně
feberagtigtfebrilskthektiskt
meî ákafa og æsingi
vročično
hararetle

feverishly

[ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ] ADVfebrilmente

feverishly

[ˈfiːvərɪʃli] adv
(= frantically) [work] → fiévreusement
(MEDICINE)fébrilementfever pitch n
to be at fever pitch → être frénétique
to reach fever pitch → être au comble de la frénésie

feverishly

adv
(= frantically) work, tryfieberhaft; (= agitatedly) awaiterregt; feverishly impatientfiebernd vor Ungeduld; the market is feverishly busyauf dem Markt herrscht eine fieberhafte Tätigkeit
sleep, tossfiebrig; talkim Fieber

feverishly

[ˈfiːvrɪʃlɪ] adv (fig) → febbrilmente

fever

(ˈfiːvə) noun
(an illness causing) high body temperature and quick heart-beat. She is in bed with a fever; a fever of excitement.
ˈfeverish adjective
1. having a slight fever. She seems a bit feverish tonight.
2. restlessly excited. a feverish air.
ˈfeverishly adverb
quickly and excitedly. He wrote feverishly.
at fever pitch
at a level of great excitement. The crowd's excitement was at fever pitch as they waited for the filmstar to appear.
References in classic literature ?
They talk of art and are passionately, almost feverishly, in earnest about it.
For even when coming into slight contact with the outer, vapory shreds of the jet, which will often happen, your skin will feverishly smart, from the acridness of the thing so touching it.
There were new white cotton gloves upon her hands, and as she stood staring about her she twisted them together feverishly.
He watched Eva feverishly day by day, as might be told by the frequency with which he repeated over that "the child was quite well"--that there wasn't anything in that cough,--it was only some little stomach affection, such as children often had.
I tossed feverishly all night long, and was glad enough when I heard the clock strike half past eleven and knew it was time to get up for dinner.
A phase of my life was closing to-night, a new one opening to-morrow: impossible to slumber in the interval; I must watch feverishly while the change was being accomplished.
Lord Henry went out to the garden and found Dorian Gray burying his face in the great cool lilac-blossoms, feverishly drinking in their perfume as if it had been wine.
He walked feverishly up and down the platform, but soon resumed his outward composure.
For my own part, I had been feverishly excited all day.
I drew myself up in my chair and feverishly seized my glass, prepared for something extraordinary, though I did not know myself precisely what I was going to say.
A man near him who up to this time had been working feverishly at his rifle suddenly stopped and ran with howls.
Dressed in black, the lace in front of his chest much disarranged by his feverishly restless hand, the looks of the superintendent, full of dreamy reflection, were fixed upon the threshold of the room which he had so frequently approached in search of expected happiness.