like a man/woman possessed

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like a man/woman possessed

With such fierce intensity, energy, or enthusiasm that it seems to be out of someone's control. After punishing first round, the underdog has come out in the second round like a woman possessed. Knowing that his in-laws would be arriving soon, Mike started cleaning the house like a man possessed.
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like a man/woman posˈsessed

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like one posˈsessed

with a lot of force or energy: He flew out of the room like a man possessed.
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