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.
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Adv.1.feverishly - in a feverish manner; "she worked feverishly"
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Translations
باضْطِراب
horečněnepokojně
feberagtigtfebrilskthektiskt
meî ákafa og æsingi
vročično
hararetle

feverishly

[ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ] ADVfebrilmente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

feverishly

[ˈfiːvrɪʃlɪ] adv (fig) → febbrilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
Strickland was a weird figure as he lay there, thinner than ever, with his ragged red beard and his eyes staring feverishly into vacancy; his illness seemed to have made them larger, and they had an unnatural brightness.
Only his eyes gleamed feverishly and his thoughts followed one another with extraordinary clearness and rapidity.
Stella began feverishly gathering up her manuscript.
They whispered feverishly one to the other, without knowing what they were talking of, without hearing their own voices.
His face was flushed; his black eyes wers feverishly bright.
Giles, who had been feverishly putting the tea-cups to rights, blushed very red, and said that he had had that honour.
We worked feverishly at carrying our plunder on deck and depositing it amidships, so feverishly that Maud, whose strength was hardly a positive quantity, had to give over, exhausted, and sit on the steps at the break of the poop.
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.
But, even before he had worded his question, she answered feverishly:
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.
A man near him who up to this time had been working feverishly at his rifle suddenly stopped and ran with howls.