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frenzy

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a state of wildly excited activity or emotion
  • in its frenzy to flee the danger, the crowd became uncontrollable, and a number of people were trampled to death

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frenzy

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of frenzy (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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The first known use of frenzy was in the 14th century

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“Frenzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frenzy. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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