Definition of 'febrile'
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The negotiations come amid a febrile atmosphere in the transport sector. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But caution is essential in this febrile, nervy atmosphere. The Sun (2016)The atmosphere was too febrile, sending nerves through City. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It must be hard for managers and their executives to keep their nerve in such febrile times. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is an endorsement likely to carry some considerable weight in these febrile times. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Inside the atmosphere was febrile and congratulatory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is clearly a febrile time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the febrile world of showbusiness, farewell tours are common enough. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The danger is that in these febrile times, no outcome will satisfy investors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And she is running for office at a febrile time in American politics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In such a febrile atmosphere, it is easy to reach for hyperbole. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Low turnout and the febrile atmosphere may provide him with an alibi, but the humiliation will be great. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In a febrile atmosphere of speculation, all concerned will be anxious to make sure this does not happen again. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were all warmly welcomed by the Athenian population - but the atmosphere was febrile. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this febrile atmosphere, the Fire was not just a fire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In Cairo, the already febrile atmosphere grew more ugly throughout the day. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Amid this febrile atmosphere, the opposition is planning to stage another huge protest rally in Cairo today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Given the febrile atmosphere, many may have preferred to get out altogether, and get out with hard currency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Moreover, it is feared that the febrile political atmosphere for banks could get worse under a different government after the election in May. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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