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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frantic  \Fran"tic\,  a.  [OE.  frentik  frenetik,  F.  frentique  L. 
  phreneticus  from  Gr  ?.  See  {Frenzy},  and  cf  {Frenetic}, 
  {Phrenetic}.] 
  Mad;  raving;  furious;  violent;  wild  and  disorderly; 
  distracted. 
 
  Die,  frantic  wretch,  for  this  accursed  deed!  --Shak. 
 
  Torrents  of  frantic  abuse.  --Macaulay. 
  --  {Fran"tic*al*ly},  adv  --  {Fran"tic*ly},  adv  --Shak.  -- 
  {Fran"tic*ness},  n.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frantically 
  adv  :  in  an  uncontrolled  manner;  "they  searched  frantically  for 
  their  child" 




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