feverishly

All Adverb
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  • He passed both hands feverishly through his hair till it could stand no higher. Cited from Septimus, by William J. Locke
  • She was feverishly active and often did not hear when the child spoke. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Feverishly he tried to remember the little natural history he knew. Cited from Plague Ship, by Andre Norton
  • Having found at length the arm of another chair, she drew her fingers feverishly along its surface. Cited from The Regent, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • They work feverishly to save him, but too much time has passed and they decide to give up.
  • They were dissolved once more into their social elements and began a little feverishly to talk. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • There are many things I should like to speak about; my brain is feverishly active. Cited from Our Friend the Charlatan, George Gissing
  • His ideas were clear, and followed each other quickly, almost feverishly. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • How feverishly I read and re-read what I had written! Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • They were working feverishly to get some machine guns in position. Cited from Army Boys on the Firing Line, by Homer Randall
  • How feverishly I had sat to do my hair that day. Cited from Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • I kept looking out feverishly for some one with an air of authority to whom I could appeal. Cited from Little Pilgrim: Further Experiences., by Margaret O. (Wilson) Oliphant
  • The woman sat up in bed and her eyes gazed feverishly ahead through the dark. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Cochrane had been working feverishly to find out who owned that ship now. Cited from Operation: Outer Space, by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • And oh, so feverishly happy, except that waiting is hard, so hard. Cited from The Bacillus of Beauty, by Harriet Stark
  • And she got up feverishly, and put on her hat again. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Then he went up to his room again, shaved feverishly, and cut himself more than once. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • She looked feverishly into his face and pushed him away. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He read it all through from cover to cover feverishly. Cited from Further Foolishness, by Stephen Leacock
  • His body for the first time in his life felt light and strong and his mind was feverishly awake. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
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Meaning of feverishly

  • adverb In a feverish manner
    she worked feverishly