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Fever vs. Fury

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Fevernoun

A higher than normal body temperature of a person (or, generally, a mammal), usually caused by disease.

‘"I have a fever. I think I've the flu."’;

Furynoun

Extreme anger.

Fevernoun

Any of various diseases.

‘scarlet fever’;

Furynoun

Strength or violence in action.

Fevernoun

A state of excitement or anxiety.

Furynoun

An angry or malignant person.

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Fevernoun

(neologism) A group of stingrays.

Furynoun

(obsolete) A thief.

Feververb

To put into a fever; to affect with fever.

‘a fevered lip’;

Furynoun

A thief.

‘Have an eye to your plate, for there be furies.’;

Feververb

To become fevered.

Furynoun

Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.

‘Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired.’;

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Fevernoun

A diseased state of the system, marked by increased heat, acceleration of the pulse, and a general derangement of the functions, including usually, thirst and loss of appetite. Many diseases, of which fever is the most prominent symptom, are denominated fevers; as, typhoid fever; yellow fever.

Furynoun

Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; - sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence.

‘I do oppose my patience to his fury.’;

Fevernoun

Excessive excitement of the passions in consequence of strong emotion; a condition of great excitement; as, this quarrel has set my blood in a fever.

‘An envious feverOf pale and bloodless emulation.’; ‘After life's fitful fever he sleeps well.’;

Furynoun

pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megæra; the Erinyes or Eumenides.

‘The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him.’;

Feververb

To put into a fever; to affect with fever; as, a fevered lip.

‘The white hand of a lady fever thee.’;

Furynoun

One of the Parcæ, or Fates, esp. Atropos.

‘Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears,And slits the thin-spun life.’;

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Fevernoun

a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

Furynoun

A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.

Fevernoun

intense nervous anticipation;

‘in a fever of resentment’;

Furynoun

a feeling of intense anger;

‘hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’; ‘his face turned red with rage’;

Fever

Fever, also referred to as pyrexia, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set point. There is not a single agreed-upon upper limit for normal temperature with sources using values between 37.2 and 38.3 °C (99.0 and 100.9 °F) in humans.

Furynoun

state of violent mental agitation

Furynoun

the property of being wild or turbulent;

‘the storm's violence’;

Furynoun

(classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals

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