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franticadjective

 us   /ˈfræn·tɪk/
  • frantic adjective (HURRIED)

done in a very great hurry and often in a state of excitement or confusion: Rescuers made frantic efforts to dig out people buried by the mudslide.
  • frantic adjective (EMOTIONAL)

extremely upset, esp. because of anxiety or fear: When his wife arrived at the hospital she was frantic with worry.
(Definition of frantic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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franticadjective

uk   us   /ˈfræntɪk/
urgent and involving a lot of activity: There have been frantic attempts by central banks to restore order on the exchanges. More than 240 million shares changed hands in frantic trading. frantic talks/negotiations
(Definition of frantic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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