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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of panic.
- adj. Experiencing or in a state of panic.
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- adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
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)