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Correct spelling:
A continuing fever.
Constant, as a fever; affected with, or caused by, hectic fever.
rash (adjective)
reckless, thoughtless, desperado, brazen, incautious, impulsive, rash, breakneck, daring, impetuous, careless, foolhardy, irresponsible, audacious, daredevil, brash, unheedful, injudicious, imprudent, hotheaded.
reckless (adjective)
frantic, unmindful, indifferent, inattentive, thoughtless, imprudent, negligent, nonchalant, rash, irresponsible, wild, foolhardy, heedless, careless, daring, brash, reckless.
Other synonyms:
Grand Central Station, overactive, tumultuous, boisterous, frenzy, feverish, pyretic, hyperactive, feverous, disordered, busy season, excite, overwrought, hot, restless, frenzied, madhouse, burning, hum, buzz, heated, febrile, peak, confused, febrific, excited, fevered, lively, feelings, bustling, fervid, agitated, rambunctious.
Examples of usage:
  1. Her face looked worn; there was a hectic spot on each cheek and dark circles round the eyes. - "Cumner & South Sea Folk, v5", Gilbert Parker.
  2. The physicians who, at instigation, attended him, looked at his hectic cheek and consumptive frame, and readily flattered his desire; and Talbot, less interested in behalf on his own account than bound by his promise to Clarence, generously extended to the artist that bounty which is the most precious prerogative of the rich. Talbot's no Warner's - "The Disowned, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. Our problem is to put the principles of courtesy into practice even in this hurried and hectic Twentieth Century of ours. - "The Book of Business Etiquette", Nella Henney.

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