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Word: febrile

Definition: feverish


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::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
::: diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish