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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of panic.
  • adj. Experiencing or in a state of panic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

Etymologies

panic + -k- + -ed – the -k- is so that the ‘c’ is pronounced as a /k/ (hard ‘c’), rather than as an /s/ (soft ‘c’). (Wiktionary)

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