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frantic

slang Wild, exciting, or excellent. That was one frantic party on Friday night—we had a great time!

go frantic with delight

dated To become extremely excited or thrilled. Lady Anne will go frantic with delight when she sees the gorgeous gown you've had made for her. He's the type of enthralling actor who makes audiences go frantic with delight.
See also: delight, frantic, go
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frantic

mod. great; wild. We had a frantic time at Chez Freddy.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Frantically Jane wielded the paddle in an effort to carry her craft close alongside the steamer.
"We were frantically getting fire extinguishers and thinking we could control it, but sadly it was quite windy and it was a swirly wind, that kept moving.
Alex Salmond, who was first minister at the time, and senior SNP figures were seen frantically trying to secure last-minute deals with just moments until the pivotal stage-one vote.
A few minutes later, bystanders saw them frantically waving their arms as they sank in the river.
The child's family frantically searched for him and found him at the outhouse, where the neighbour was allegedly raping him.
Police frantically searched the Stray and Redcar seafront area yesterday and launched an urgent appeal, after they received a report from a member of the public to say the youngster had been spotted walking along the Coast Road.
And hours after the referendum's outcome was announced, Britons were frantically searching Google to find out: "What is the EU?"
His next project was in the basement and one day I found him searching frantically for the work light.
Happy Heart OUT and about the other day As people rushed by, making their way So stressed was I in the middle of town, Dodging the crowds frantically trying to sit down In that moment of time, I thought to myself How precious my heart, never asking for help Beating away every day of its life Working the body, through troubles and strife How lucky we are, though grateful we're not The story's the same, continuing to shop as we drop We should all have one day, when we give thanks and pray To our own previous heart continually guiding our way S DRISCOLL, Benwell, Newcastle
Every parent on the face of the planet has "lost" their child for a moment and as she frantically looks around and yells his name, my stomach turned.
The 20-year-old singer found himself trapped in a lift for more than four minutes at The Arts Club do, as minders frantically tried to call for help.
Melbourne, Sept 7 ( ANI ): Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman who was at the Toronto Film Festival on Friday afternoon to promote his new flick 'Prisoners', said that he was frantically trying to find out if he could cast his ballot in the Canadian city.
One of the women frantically told a police emergency dispatcher that the person who had taken her was gone and pleaded for police officers to come and get her, saying: "I'm free now."
A MOTHER who lived below a pregnant teenager who was stabbed to death before her home went up in flames told a jury yesterday how she "frantically" tried to alert her neighbour to the blaze.
frantically intrudes on mountain ranges, woods, and unmowed grass, you