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panic-stricken

adjective uk   /ˈpæn.ɪkˌstrɪk.ən/ us  
very frightened and worried about a situation, and therefore unable to think clearly or act reasonably: The streets were full of panic-stricken people trying to escape the tear gas.Afraid
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