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fever heat

noun
1.
the heat of fever; body heat exceeding 98.6°F (37°C).
2.
feverish excitement.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • Excitement has reached fever heat and nil the saloons have been ordered closed for the day.
  • The town is full of strangers, and the rail road boom is at fever heat.

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