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Lawmakers file so many bills during the frantic sessions, rushing from hearing room to hearing room, that they often leave special interests to hammer out the details.

I felt slightly frantic, knowing that, in the early pandemic period, every minute spent together in the house brought greater risk.

Cork boards keep everything in easy view, eliminating annoying paper piles and frantic searching for necessary items.

As frantic work continues to find a vaccine, countries like Nigeria continue to do all they can to curb the spread of the virus.

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Some places seem to be getting into phase two-and-a-half, with the most frantic shopping starting to subside.

After much frantic buzzing about the lot, he's located and changes his plans at the last minute.

Israel also said that the increasingly frantic tone of the emails was because they were an honest assessment of the state of play.

Recently, I listened to the entire frantic news conference from that Sept. 11, 2001 afternoon.

A phone call, a frantic trip, an abrupt change of holiday plans.

Considering the adventure Bernstein was about to embark on, the frantic atmosphere was kind of fitting.

Frantic applause, several times repeated, which drowned the voice of the orator.

Half frantic, I dashed forward, snatching as I did so a rapier from the wall, the only weapon handy.

Frantic with fright, she implored her Maker to have mercy on her, remarking at the same time, "The devil has got me at last."

And so saying, the mis-shapen little demon set up a hideous yell, and danced upon the ground as if frantic with rage.

A frantic horse kicks tolerably hard you know, but I shall be able to tell you more when the doctor comes to-morrow.


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On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frantic, such as: agitated, angry, delirious, distraught, frenetic, and frenzied.

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