Translation of ague in Spanish:


fiebres palúdicas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈeɪˌɡju/ /ˈeɪɡjuː/


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    fiebres palúdicas feminine
    • He is more self-indulgent about his agues, fevers, constipation, and other ills, and goes into detail about the remedies for same.
    • The first three years of George II's reign, which began in 1727, were afflicted by successive waves of smallpox and influenza-like infections, imprecisely and variously described by contemporaries as agues and fevers.
    • They were carried off by malaria, cholera, typhus, heat stroke, agues and tropical distempers, and drink, lots of drink.
    • It is good in all agues, for which it is given in decoction, or infusion, in water, ale, wine, or in the juice only; but its infusion in wine or ale (if disease will allow of malt liquors) is an easy, and as good a preparation as any.
    • He was elected MP for Hull in 1659 but, despite being moderately active in Parliament, was ineffective in the country party, though he continued to watch his constituents' interests until death from inappropriate treatment for an ague.