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FE'VERISH, adjective

1. Having a slight fever; as the patient is feverish

2. Diseased with fever or heat; as feverish nature.

3. Uncertain; inconstant; fickle; now hot, now cold.

We toss and turn about our feverish will.

4. Hot; sultry; burning; as the feverish north.