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frenzied

adjective uk   /ˈfren.ziːd/ us  
uncontrolled and excited, sometimes violent: The office was a scene of frenzied activity this morning. As the evening wore on the dancing got more and more frenzied.UncontrolledViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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