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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or infected by or resembling a disease characterized by attacks of chills, fever and sweating.

Usage examples (39)
  • malarial fever
  • Genetic and biochemical aspects of drug resistance in malarial parasites.
  • The deaths from malaria among AA persons were balanced out by the increased survival among AS persons, which is why sickle cell disease remained in malarial areas.
  • Pa settled his family in malarial swamps, put them in danger from unfriendly natives, and moved them time and time again all over the prairie always at their great peril. for more
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