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 one's control. After a 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.
See also: like, man, possessed, woman

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.
See also: like, man, possessed, woman