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feverish
 a.  marked by intense agitation or emotion
Classic Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
1  A feverish energy possessed her and would not let her be still; and at night, long after Scarlett had gone to bed, she could hear her walking the floor in the next room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Scarlett held wobbling heads that parched lips might drink, poured buckets of water over dusty, feverish bodies and into open wounds that the men might enjoy a brief moment's relief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  She hastily prayed that Melanie wouldn't die and broke into feverish small talk, hardly aware of what she said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  She turned to Prissy and spoke with feverish urgency.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
5  Her mind prodded to action by the feverish urgency of Melanie's voice, Scarlett thought hard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  His eyebrows went up in disbelief and she laid a hand, feverish and urgent, on his arm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
8  They were troubled and feverish hours, disturbed with dreams that were intangible, that eluded her, leaving only an impression upon her half-awakened senses of something unattainable.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
9  A feverish anxiety attended her every action in that direction.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIX
10  So Elzbieta went on, with feverish intensity.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
11  "As quick as I can," said Marija, and she stood up and began putting on her corsets with feverish haste.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
12  There was a faint quivering of her nostrils; and now and then she would moisten her lips with feverish haste.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
13  Forbidden to stir even a hand, and almost afraid to breath, lest they should expose the frail fabric to the fury of the stream, the passengers watched the glancing waters in feverish suspense.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
14  Duncan waited several minutes in feverish impatience, before he caught another glimpse of the scout.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
15  They displayed a feverish desire to have every possible cartridge ready to their hands.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  Rain and wind, indeed! Yes, you are dripping like a mermaid; pull my cloak round you: but I think you are feverish, Jane: both your cheek and hand are burning hot.
2  In those days, banking was not national, and New York and Chicago were in feverish competition.
3  I comprehended how he should despise himself for the feverish influence it exercised over him; how he should wish to stifle and destroy it; how he should mistrust its ever conducting permanently to his happiness or hers.
4  As we re-entered the carriage, and I sat back feverish and fagged, I remembered what, in the hurry of events, dark and bright, I had wholly forgotten -- the letter of my uncle, John Eyre.
5  A mysterious malady swept the country, filling doctors' offices with feverish, purple-spotted patients.
6  The whole place was a scene of feverish activity.
7  Hours of feverish activity lay ahead.
8  The show was about to begin and backstage there were signs of feverish activity.
9  She lay in bed, too feverish to sleep.
10  Her skin felt moist and feverish.