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marked by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation

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excessively agitated

marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

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I cannot hear it now, yet I know that far away to the south, all alone beneath the sands, it is still pounding out its vain, frantic appeal.
For all those dragging days my mind was a whirl of mad conjecture, of frantic hope, of numbing fear.
Cornelius uttered a cry of horror, and in the agony of his frantic terror knocked with his hands and feet at the door so violently and continuously, that Gryphus, with his huge bunch of keys in his hand, ran furiously up.
In turn, at night on deck, wriggling her toes at him under a rug to simulate some strange and crawling creature of an invader, he would dare to simulate his own befoolment and quite disrupt Villa's bed with his frantic ferocious attack on the thing that he knew was only her toes.
He sat aloft and denounced their frantic leaps, plunges, dives and straddles.
In any given year, I get Frantics and freelance maybe theater maybe an advert or a pop video.
Stockholm," by Bryony Lavery ("Frozen"), is the latest piece from Frantic Assembly, the company 36-year-old Hoggett founded in 1994 with co-director and co-choreographer Scott Graham.
Frantic Assembly has a youthful audience other theater organizations would kill for.
No longer being onstage has given them freedom to pursue freelance careers alongside their Frantic Assembly commitments.
There's a direct line from the Sonics and Frantics and Kingsmen to the Telepaths and Wipers and Moberlys and the Lewd to the U-Men to the Young Fresh Fellows to Girl Trouble to Beat Happening to Mudhoney to Soundgarden to Nirvana or whatever you want.