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  • One early evening she startled them by screaming, in an intense abdominal pain, and within half an hour she was in a delirium.
  • Bea was altogether delirious but she muttered nothing save, "Olaf—ve have such a good time——"

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  • She was delirious.
  • Till dawn Carol was with her, and not all of Bea’s groping through the blackness of half-delirious pain was so pitiful to Carol as the way in which Miles silently peered into the room from the top of the narrow stairs.

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as in: fever induced delirium Define
a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
as in: delirious with joy Define
a state of having been taken over by excitement or emotion
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