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frenzied

adjective

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1 being in a state of increased activity or agitation
  • the frenzied scene at the mall in the final week before Christmas

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2 feeling overwhelming fear or worry
  • frenzied rescue workers searched through the snow, looking for more victims of the avalanche

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3 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity
  • the frenzied pace of the first week of the new school year

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frenzied

verb
past tense of frenzy

Synonyms & Antonyms of frenzied (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to go insane or as if insane
  • local football fans who were frenzied by the fact that their team was going to the Super Bowl

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“Frenzied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frenzied. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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