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Antonyms for febrile

afebrile.

Usage examples for febrile

  1. This is all very well, but Chopin was faint and febrile in his music before he went to Majorca, and the plain facts adduced by Gutmann and Niecks cannot be passed over. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  2. And then suddenly, in the midst of the febrile Newness, the young authority found himself talking to a sweet- faced girl from the country, who looked at him with woman's eyes, and spoke simple little things in a pretty voice: Do you play bridge? – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  3. People of average health whose pulse- beat is normal in tempo luckily never realise the febrile velocity with which flows the blood in the veins of a sick man of genius. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  4. Old Goluckoffsky beamed upon this sparkling febrile woman, rich too, who was to marry his son. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  5. 2539. Chicken- pox is marked by all the febrile symptoms presented by small- pox, with this difference, that, in the case of chicken- pox, each symptom is particularly slight. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. But now I bought up the back numbers of the Voltaire, and I looked forward to the weekly exposition of the new faith with febrile eagerness. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  7. The febrile and somewhat artificial improvement of the morning had continued. – Ramuntcho by Pierre Loti
  8. Hence, slight causes of irritation readily excite febrile and convulsive disorders. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  9. He stood in an attitude of febrile expectancy,- his chin raised, his head thrown back, his eyes glancing upwards,- with the dreadful fixed glare which had come into them ever since we had entered the house. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  10. Their use is a relic of the time when whiskey was employed for almost every form of continued fever and when quinine was supposed to be good for every febrile affection. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  11. The febrile activity, the glistening surface of pleasure, the sensation of easy luxurious flight awoke in her the intoxication of enjoyment. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  12. Whilst she spoke, she detached with nervous, febrile movements Louisa's fur from round her neck, and dragged the older woman nearer to herself and to the fire. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  13. In the months of October and November febrile attacks are violent; ophthalmia more so. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  14. In the Medical News for April 9, 1904, I called attention to the question of " Early Diagnosis of Tuberculosis" from the pulse and the temperature in these cases, and pointed out that a disturbance of temperature need not necessarily be a febrile temperature of over 100 degrees, but that any increase of the normal daily variation of temperature, usually considered to be about a degree and a half, should suffice to arouse serious suspicion at least. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  15. He avoided the Doctor with a febrile movement, and, throwing himself upon the floor, burst into a flood of weeping. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  16. He would- even at this moment of complete ruin- have given the last shreds of his worldly possessions to be able to steady the febrile movements of his hand. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  17. And he pointed, with that same febrile movement of his, to the heap of gold standing on the table beside Lambert. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  18. A similar condition of the pharynx is frequently one of the initial symptoms in acute febrile diseases, such as scarlet fever, measles, influenza, or acute rheumatism. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  19. Now we seemed to live in fiacres and restaurants, and the afternoons were filled with febrile impressions. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore