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fren·zy

(fren'zē),
Extreme mental or emotional excitement.
[thr. Old Fr. and L. fr. G. phrenēsis, inflammation of the brain, fr. phrēn, mind]

frenzy

Medspeak
Delirium attributed to meningitis or other acute organic disease of the brain, a term that is no nonger used in the working medical parlance.
 
Vox populi
A state of agitation or wild behavior.

frenzy

(fren'ze) [ME. frenesie]
A state of violent mental agitation; maniacal excitement.
See: panic

frenzy

the most severe of the excitation mental states. The animal's movements are violent and uncontrolled and are dangerous to attendants and other animals, and to the affected animal, which often injures itself. There may be aggressive physical attacks.
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The result: A hugely entertaining '70s tale of conmen, Congressmen, gangsters, and lovers who frenziedly crisscross and double-cross one another.
The flood had left behind garbage-bag floats, dislodged newspaper stands, and odd piles of fetid driftwood, but the street was buzzing more frenziedly than I'd ever seen before.
Ex-US marine Richey, 43, allegedly went to his friend's flat and frenziedly beat him.
Clad in the band's trademark red and black stripes, the crowd lifted the roof off the Metro Radio Arena to hits such as Take Me Out, Do You Want To and, most frenziedly of all, Dark Of The Matinee.
In what seemed no time at all, air-raid wardens appeared and I, along with them, frenziedly scrabbled among the bricks trying to find my mother and two sisters.
Fan Ken Walker frenziedly kicked at a closed door until it went through.
That Auster has written a book about his own life and writing called The Red Notebook is no coincidence, and within his own blue notebook, Orr frenziedly creates a new fiction about a character who also has a brush with death and goes on to start life afresh.
David France has long catered for the old, established Evertonians with his frenziedly passionate Hall of Fame dinners.
I heard someone frenziedly kicking furniture about and knocking things over.
Mr Robertson's precious few supporters were frenziedly screaming "look behind you" at their sneering champ as enemies labelled him "arrogant and autocratic".
How, one asked, did George manage to get the essence of Susan Stroman's dances for Big, or Savion Glover, who he has frenziedly cavorting, in the takeoff of Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk?
Nowhere do inscription, mystery, and crime merge as frenziedly as in the media.