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panic

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈpænɪk/ (panicking, panicked, panicked)
to suddenly feel so worried or frightened that you cannot think or behave reasonably, or to cause someone to feel this: There is no need for home buyers to panic.panic about/over sth Should people with savings panic about the safety of their money? Oil producers were panicked by the drop in oil prices.panic sb into doing sth The delay in consumer spending means that shops may be panicked into cutting prices.
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