frantic frantic  /f ˈræn tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
  2. (adj) marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

Usage(s):

  1. All over the Reich desperate variations sounded on this single frantic theme: work and fight.
  2. This forced more and more banks to sell assets in a frantic dash for liquidity, driving down bond prices and making balance sheets look even worse.
  3. Gone are the sour cages full of frantic cats and the concrete tubs of thawing penguins.

News

  1. Heat avert disaster in fourth quarter, win Game 6 in overtime

    James powered Miami to a frantic fourth-quarter rally and overtime escape as the Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 on Tuesday night to extend the NBA Finals as far as they can go and keep Miami's repeat chances alive.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Mark Jackson fine with current Warriors contract

    Mark Jackson is the Zen Don Nelson — similar Warriors success, much less frantic financial agitation. So: Jackson is not going to scheme for a bigger, longer contract this summer after leading the Warriors to a surprise playoff run, though that’s exactly what Nelson did after the franchise’s previous postseason berth. If a new deal for Jackson [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Inside Hoops

  3. Heat force Game 7 with overtime win over Spurs

    James powered Miami to a frantic fourth-quarter rally and overtime escape as the Heat beat the Spurs 103-100 on Tuesday night to extend the NBA Finals as far as they can go and keep Miami's repeat chances alive.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "When everybody else is frantic and running around like 'What do we have to do next,' all you have to do is look at Coach (nyse: COH - news - people )," three-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney said. "Coach is calm, and I think that trickles down...
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Dwight Freeney Source: Forbes

  2. "The same thing that hurt us in LA, hurt us again. We had to play from behind and we could never get over the hump," Williams said. "We gave them a little pressure in the second half and they got a little bit frantic. We should have been...
    on May 17, 2008 By: Deron Williams Source: ESPN

  3. Howells said: "We will look at any evidence that's put before us, and there are court cases pending at the moment, and they go back mainly to a period around 9/11 when there was frantic activity around the world. But I can tell you that we found no...
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Kim Howells Source: Public Service

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