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  • adv. In a frantic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as frantically.


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frantic +‎ -ly


  • And if that be thy lover who calls franticly upon thee from the beetling rock, who is he that sits at thy side, wearing the form and semblance of that lover, and speaking with the soft and kind tones which were ever his when addressing the flower of the forest maids?

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)

  • Shinichi Hayasaka, a 34-year-old mechanic at an aviation maintenance company JAMCO Corp., searched franticly for his station wagon that had been washed away from his office parking lot when the tsunami stuck on Friday afternoon.

    In One Hard-Hit Town, Recovery Begins

  • I again received the silent answer, but this time I could see the shock on her face as she franticly search for words until at last she said,“I love all of my children,” before she turned away to busy herself with other activities.

    The Law Of Love

  • We didn't go spreading facetious propaganda or start franticly arming our supporters like you guys seem to be doing.

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  • If I thought this was a real person I would picture them as a lonely anorexic sitting in a barren room, alternating between peering into the darkness with an outsized pair of WW2 binoculars and franticly twisting their Glenn Beck secret decoder ring.

    Think Progress » Brown wins Massachusetts special election; Coakley concedes.

  • The voice on the other end franticly told me to turn on the Iranian satellite channel, Iran NTV, adding that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's forces had stormed Camp Ashraf just hours before.

    Hajar Mojtahedzadeh: Stop the Killings at Camp Ashraf

  • As the fourth troll approaches, she raises her now-jet-black wand and waves it, franticly, because this thing is different from her, an 'other', and therefore it must be defective in some threatening way.


  • Personally i am about ready to chuck it all in and do a DC for foreign climes like vast swathes of our middle and upper working classes are franticly trying to do.


  • That's a strong aspect for sure, but I just feel that this is going to end up like a real time Bourne, a franticly paced action thriller.

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  • While she is franticly spending her poor supporter's contributions and raising her supporter's false hopes, Obama now only needs 45 delegates and/or superdelegates. steveda - poconos

    Clinton launches TV ad in Montana


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