At fever pitch
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"At fever pitch" is a book by David Caute.
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by George Stade, Karen Karbiener
Laced with sexuality and gruesome violence, At Fever Pitch combines the coming of age story of the novel's central character, Michael Glyn, and the story of a British colony's fight for independence. The issues that Caute confronts in At Fever ...
by Margery Post Abbott
Millenarian expectations ran at fever pitch during the last phases of the war (see ESCHATOLOGY). But in 1649–1650, as the generals and moderate elements in Parliament struggled to impose a more conservative settlement of church and ...
by Tom Dunmore
After emphatic victories over Spain and Sweden, anticipation was at fever pitch, with an entire nation expecting glory and over 200,000 fans packing into the Maracanã by any means possible. Even though Brazilian coach Flávio Costa warned ...
at 'fever pitch at a level of great excitement : The crowd's excitement was at fever pitch as they waited for the filmstar to appear. few [fju:] adj, pron not many (emphasizing the smallness of the number): Few people visit ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
a state of extreme excitement: the football crowd was at fever pitch | [in sing.] a fever pitch of nervous ...
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