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adverb uk   /ˈfræn.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-t̬ɪ-/

frantically adverb (HURRIEDLY)

done in a hurried way and in a state of excitement or confusion: I've been working frantically all week to get it finished on time. I got home to find Lara frantically searching for her keys.

frantically adverb (SHOWING WORRY/FEAR)

in a way that is almost out of control because of extreme emotion, such as worry: As the helicopter flew overhead, they waved frantically, trying to attract its attention.
Translations of “frantically”
in Chinese (Traditional) 趕快地, 緊張忙亂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赶快地, 紧张忙乱的…
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