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1. Frenzied; maniacal.
2. A person exhibiting such behavior.
[G. phrenitikos, frenzied]
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President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney make a frenetic dash to a series of crucial swing states on Monday, delivering their final arguments to voters on the last day of an extraordinarily close race for the White House.
They are such a frenetic side, which they always will be while Afridi is captain," he added.
The dancers, who masterfully perform the sometimes frenetic choreography, always deliver charged dramatic performances.
At least that was my impression when I first saw the writer-director's frenetic, candy-colored, irresistible screwball farce Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown nearly 20 years age.
Aside from the rather frenetic pace of the plot, the theme of this story is the blessings that come with having a charitable heart.
While Hutchinson renders the frenetic pace and racial dynamics of the period with accuracy, the author introduces so many players that the sidebars and namedropping become mind-boggling, and intermittently, slow the pace of the storytelling.
None of this is necessarily inconsistent with the cherished popular image of a frenetic, hypercharged country.
As life gets progressively frenetic and our days increase with activity, the times and places for solitude are fewer.
Van Genderen's forms have become more biomorphic--in one painting here they even seemed about to transmute into an abstracted figure from the Edenic precincts of late Matisse--and her compositions less frenetic but more lively.