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frenetic

adjective uk   /frəˈnet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈnet̬-/
involving a lot of excited movement or activity: After weeks of frenetic activity, the job was finally finished. There was frenetic trading on the Stock Exchange yesterday.
frenetically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Translations of “frenetic”
in Spanish frenético…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發狂的,狂亂的…
in Russian лихорадочный, неистовый…
in Turkish çılgın, coşkun, heyecanlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发狂的,狂乱的…
in Polish gorączkowy…
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