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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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When a story develops that validates press subtext, it has great potential to become a frenzy.
In each of the Clinton scandals, serious questions lingered long after the initial frenzy came to an end.
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The royal heir which is rumored to be due on 13 July has already caused a media frenzy as many want to know is it a boy or is it a girl?
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Eoin McLennan-Murray told the Independent on Sunday: "It's like when you've got sharks and there's blood in the water and it's a feeding frenzy.
London, June 18 (ANI): Lady Gaga has been fined by the police for causing a frenzy early in the morning outside the hotel where she was staying in Paris.
Hundreds will benefit from the initiative, which includes a Frenzy Disco, bowling and quasar trip, a free cinema screening, a visit to a climbing wall and ice-skating in Blackburn.
She said: "Each mealtime has turned into a frantic feeding frenzy as they fight for meaty chunks of trout, prawns and mussels.