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  • This reads like a fear-crazed 10-year-old child who got caught doing something very wrong and then desperately and frantically tries to blame someone else -- anyone else -- in order to avoid having to accept blame himself.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • We've seen politicians playing on people's paranoia about terrorism and trying to keep people afraid; we've seen the threat of terrorism exaggerated out of all proportion and various fear-crazed politicians and pundits taking to the airwaves to express their cowardly, childish belief that all rational thought must cease because some Muslim, somewhere, might have a box-cutter.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • He deliberately pitched his voice low, soothing, the voice he would use on a feral cat or a fear-crazed horse.

    Watcher 3] Fire Watcher

  • Nothing like a bunch of free-floating axiety and some feel-good/do-nothing measures to whip up the nation into an uncritical, writhing blob of fear-crazed yahoos.

    Boing Boing: February 9, 2003 - February 15, 2003 Archives

  • Rolling and tumbling about the room, both half-enveloped by the musty folds of that ancient rotting cloak, they smote and tore at each other among the ruins of the shattered furniture, and the fury of the vampire was not more terrible than the fear-crazed desperation of his victim.

    People of the Dark

  • Finally, just as he was beginning to wonder if he should turn back, he entered a room and found himself face-to-face with a fear-crazed Marine.

    The Flood

  • Did you think you'd get away with it, you fear-crazed weasel?

    Sir Apropos of Nothing

  • To Nefer's fear-crazed eyes it seemed to move across the gap that separated them with the leisurely flight of some overburdened bird of prey.

    Warlock

  • The Benalian had a last brief glance of Tallakaster's fear-crazed face sinking below the mud, and then he was gone.

    Mercadian Masques

  • His course took him deep into the Kharolis Mountainsnot for any particular reason, but because his fear-crazed instincts told him that the rugged heights offered him some refuge from the hateful humans and their wretched allies, the dragons of metal.

    The Dragons of Krynn

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