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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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siriasis

(noun) Sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat.

Synonyms: insolation, sunstroke, thermic fever

Usage: We were stranded in the desert, and it was not long before members of our party began exhibiting signs of siriasis.
Mehrdad77
Posted: Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:10:49 AM

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heat hyperpyrexia, heatstroke
collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
Mehrdad77
Posted: Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:15:56 AM

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Latin sīriāsis, from Greek seiriāsis, from seiriān, to be hot, from Seirios, Sirius
Mehrdad77
Posted: Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:17:30 AM

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Sirius the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
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Siriasis - Sudden postration due to fire, sun or excesive heat.
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