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frenzy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈfren.zi/ us  
C2 (an example of) uncontrolled and excited behaviour or emotion that is sometimes violent: In a frenzy of rage she hit him. the media frenzy over the royal wedding The audience worked/whipped themselves up into a frenzy as they waited for her to come on stage. There was a frenzy of activity on the financial markets yesterday. In a moment of jealous frenzy, she cut the sleeves off all his shirts.
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