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Fevery

August 2017
Spot the Error

Rusty was afraid that his daughter might need to go to the emergency room; she was listless and fevery.

Short and sweet: fevery is not a word. To describe someone who has a fever, use feverish (or, to appear totally highbrow, feel free to use febrile.)

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