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Meaning of “frantically” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of frantically from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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franticallyadverb

 us   /ˈfræn·tɪk·li/
  • frantically adverb (FAST)

in a very ​greathurry and often in a ​state of ​excitement or ​confusion: Inside, ​decoratorsworked frantically to ​solve last-minute ​problems.
  • frantically adverb (WITH EMOTION)

with ​extremeemotion, esp. ​anxiety or ​fear: With his ​heartpounding, Maurin frantically ​hollered through his ​two-wayradio to a ​co-worker inside the ​building.
(Definition of frantically from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frantically”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赶快地, 紧张忙乱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趕快地, 緊張忙亂的…
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