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adjective as in terrified

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I muttered, completely panic-stricken and thinking that Mabrouka must not have realized this.

But Turkish troops stopped these panic-stricken civilians at the Turkish border.

The 1929 stock market crash took place over the course of a few panic-stricken October days.

But the explanation seemed to work, because when I was done, Eve seemed more philosophical than panic-stricken.

General Wheatonʼs brigade captured Malinta, and the insurgents fled panic-stricken after having suffered severely.

Ward, panic stricken and terrified, looked up at Mr. Peck, who stood frowning down at the pair.

He knew that if he were really panic-stricken and attempted to carry it off in the masterful manner, she would laugh in his face.

There came a volley followed by fiendish yells and the advance came tearing back, panic-stricken.

They were obviously panic-stricken, one or two of them being of an ashy-yellow, their nearest possible approach to pallor.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panic-stricken, such as: afraid, fearful, frozen, horrified, hysterical, and panicky.

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