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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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109) Indeed, viewed from the standpoint of their shareholders, it would be irrational for firms not to dance too frenziedly and remain on the dance floor too long.
This sequel is frenziedly imaginative, where the first "Pirates" was sunny, fey and friendly (like Sparrow) and the second a rollicking romp.
They then became arrogant, yelled frenziedly, wept with tears falling down their cheeks, and could not control themselves.
For the last two years Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero--Blair's counterpart in Madrid--has led what amounts to the Second Spanish Civil War, not solely declaring open season upon whatever might survive of traditional Franco-era Catholicism, but also frenziedly seeking to eradicate every depiction of Franco's corporeal existence.
For the last two years Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero--Blair's counterpart in Madrid--has led what amounts to the Second Spanish Civil War, not solely declaring open season upon whatever might survive of traditional Francoera Catholicism, but also frenziedly seeking to eradicate every depiction of Franco's corporeal existence.
Along with Diana, whom he'd met in 1913, he belonged to a smart set that, despite its high mortality rate, resolutely went on partying the whole way through; as Diana observed in her autobiography, "The young were dancing a tarantella frenziedly to combat any pause that would let death conquer their morale.
Frenziedly trying for a location that worked, a rhythm to fall into, a sequence of S/M scenes that would take me over the top, my voyeur's eye swept from one site to another, trying to escalate, failing in each, again and again.
Their fluidly directed interplay encompasses overlapping dialogue as they pitch lines to each other with the precision of baseball stars, slam down chairs in despair and dance frenziedly to the accompaniment of a satirical animated video ridiculing the president and his cohorts.
Moreover, whereas in 'Jeune nageur' the effect of the third line was to offset the optimism of the first, in this poem the effect of the third line is to enhance the dynamic power of the first two lines, evoking the dance in the reader's imagination as a whirlpool of passion, frenziedly drawing the lovers into its vortex.
There is a certain pathos as the coming of Jesus is frenziedly and ecstatically appealed to by all except Briggs, who is the lone secular voice.
continues to infinity creating groups, then dispersing them again, heaping up diverse similarities, destroying those that seem clearest, splitting up things that are identical, superimposing different criteria, frenziedly beginning all over again, becoming more and more disturbed, and teetering finally on the brink of anxiety.
The idea of frenziedly stalking a room speed dating or taking my chances on a faceless internet boyfriend never really appealed.