[ adjective ] marked by intense agitation or emotion
"worked at a feverish pace"
Used in print(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
In an effort to fortify himself against the unforeseen upsets sure to arise in the future , Herbert_A._Leggett , banker editor of the Phoenix `` Arizona_Progress '' , reflects upon a_few of the depressing experiences of the feverish fifties .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
He did not see Sparling , or DeGroot , or Ringel , or any of the feverish crew that had so harassed him twelve hours ago .