Are you ferbrile

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Febrile is not a word I have ever used.  I saw it in an article I was reading, and it jumped off the page at me.  Not literally, of course.

Since I just learned it, I thought you might like to also.

Ferbrile means marked or caused by fever or being feverish.

It can also me having or showing the symptoms of a fever.

Additionally, the word febrile is used to describe someone who is having or showing a great deal of nervous excitement or energy.

The source of the word is Medieval Latin.  febrilis, from Latin febris fever

It was first used around 1651.

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