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frantic

adjective  us   /ˈfræn·tɪk/

frantic adjective (HURRIED)

done in a very great hurry and often in a state of excitement or confusion: Rescuers made frantic efforts to dig out people buried by the mudslide.

frantic adjective (EMOTIONAL)

extremely upset, esp. because of anxiety or fear: When his wife arrived at the hospital she was frantic with worry.
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