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frenetic

adjective uk   /frəˈnet.ɪk/  us   /-ˈnet̬-/
involving a lot of excited movement or activity: After weeks of frenetic activity, the job was finally finished. There was frenetic trading on the Stock Exchange yesterday.
frenetically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
Translations of “frenetic”
in Vietnamese điên cuồng…
in Spanish frenético…
in Thai บ้าระห่ำ…
in Malaysian kegila-gilaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發狂的,狂亂的…
in Indonesian penuh semangat, hingar bingar…
in Russian лихорадочный, неистовый…
in Turkish çılgın, coşkun, heyecanlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发狂的,狂乱的…
in Polish gorączkowy…
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