Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

Any foul air or exhalation, or a disease attributed to it; chills and fever.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "malaria":

  1. No doubt it was a thrilling performance- through all the languor of malaria it thrills me now when I think of it- but it wasn't much to offer a War Correspondent, since it took us nowhere near the bombardment. - "A Journal of Impressions in Belgium", May Sinclair.
  2. What you've got is malaria or something. - "Left Guard Gilbert", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  3. I don't believe it would be possible for malaria to get into this house, we've had it gone over so thoroughly. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes", William Dean Howells.