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near-hysterical

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  • A kid that was so frightened, so near-hysterical that he just vomited.

    Can You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse?

  • Mr. King has certainly shown patience trying to explain the BOE's monetary policy in the face of a sometimes near-hysterical media onslaught.

    King Right on Inflation, Wrong on Banks

  • A kid that was so frightened, so near-hysterical that he just vomited.

    Can You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse?

  • Not great, you understand, so don't be fooled by the near-hysterical quotes from London's critical corps that have been trotted out as sucker bait for Manhattan theatergoers.

    They Can't Dance (So Don't Ask)

  • For weeks now, San Francisco had been in the grip of an unseasonable heat wave that had stoked the usual near-hysterical talk of global climate change.

    THE MOONLIT EARTH

  • The near-hysterical Elektra is at dagger's drawn with her mother, Clytemnestra, for having murdered her father, Agamemnon, commander-in-chief of the Greeks during the Trojan War.

    The Venerable Brought to Vivid Life

  • Yet the government has made no visible preparations to protect the people and fear has reached a near-hysterical pitch.

    Leah James: Haiti Hype is Dying Down, But the Rescue Continues

  • For weeks now, San Francisco had been in the grip of an unseasonable heat wave that had stoked the usual near-hysterical talk of global climate change.

    THE MOONLIT EARTH

  • That's right: The minds behind "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," "The Complete History of America (Abridged)" and other loopily condensed works have now concocted "Completely Hollywood (Abridged)," a movie-theme spoof that, one evening this week, sent a Kennedy Center audience into regular peals of near-hysterical laughter.

    Celia Wren reviews 'Completely Hollywood (Abridged)' at Kennedy Center

  • As a general rule, whenever you hear special-interest groups using near-hysterical language to warn that some proposal will destroy jobs, snuff out innovation and end free-market capitalism as we know it, you can generally assume that progress is being made.

    Pearlstein: The FCC and the bandwidth wars

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