Fevered, feverish, or inducing fever.
feverish, fevered, hot, burning, burning up, fiery, flushed, sweating, in a cold sweatView synonyms
- ‘The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that CO, rather than free iron or biliverdine, is a pyretic molecule in the CNS of rats.’
Early 18th century (as a noun, denoting an antipyretic drug): from modern Latin pyreticus, from Greek puretos ‘fever’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.