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She’s also been buying more shelf-stable foods, such as crackers, nuts and canned tuna, but says she isn’t as panicked about shortages as she was in the spring.

Scientists say there is currently no reason to panic over the mutation—viruses mutate constantly, and that alone is not a cause for concern.

A down market does not panic me, simply because I am not cashing out my entire retirement portfolio.

When you’re staring down a big wave, a Class V rapid, or an exposed climb, overwhelming anxiety or a panic attack can put lives at risk.

The export restrictions caused a whiplash in global rare earths prices, which skyrocketed as people panicked and stockpiled inventories, only for prices to plunge when the speculative bubble popped.

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Panic—and the inevitable panicking about the panic—is counterproductive.

Everybody panicking when they get the flu will stretch the emergency system to a breaking point.

As scary as contagion can seem, nobody should be panicking, no matter which virus happens to be making the headlines.

With the city shut down, and residents panicking, the President is running out of time.

The Golden State should probably be panicking more than it is.

Yet, in a free corner of my mind, I was shocked at how badly we were all panicking.

He had been chased from the swamp and, young though he was, he had planned and executed a masterly retreat instead of panicking.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panicking, such as: scare, clutch, alarm, stampede, unnerve, and startle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.