frenetically frenetically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a very agitated manner; as if possessed by an evil spirit

Usage(s):

  1. In a microsecond, animated flashes interacted with frenetically changing colors as Pikachu blinked out its lightning bolts across the screen.
  2. Or he would frenetically wash his textbooks, as if the act of scrubbing them would somehow cleanse his troubled mind.

News

  1. Review: Pennsylvania Playhouse succeeds with sophisticated 'Clean House'

    "The Clean House," Sarah Ruhl's frenetically paced fantasy, now on stage at Bethlehem's Pennsylvania Playhouse, opens with a joke. But the hook is that the joke is told in Portuguese by Brazilian maid Matilde, played by the enchanting Kelly-Anne Rohrbach, and is largely unintelligible to anyone but her.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  2. Office Spaces: Come See Paul Smith's Beautiful, Incredibly Cluttered Studio

    Photo by David Baird via My Modern Met For his portrait of famed English fashion designer Paul Smith, Nottingham-based photographer David Baird knew he wanted to capture Smith in his natural habitat: a frenetically cluttered office in London's Covent Garden,...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Curbed

Quotes

  1. "There's an image of the United States just frenetically trying to get the two sides to an agreement," an exasperated Rice said. "OK, it hasn't worked. So with all due respect, I'll try it my way."
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If you start to attack frenetically against Portugal they will kill you," he said. "You can't give them space, especially in the first game of the World Cup when the next game is against Brazil."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Sven-Goran Eriksson Source: Earthtimes

  3. "There was a desire to do too much sometimes," said Zaccheroni, who had replaced the sacked Ciro Ferrara on Friday. "The players went after the result too frenetically. Tonight they showed desire. Here we have a team capable of winning. I...
    on Jan 31, 2010 By: Alberto Zaccheroni Source: AFP

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