Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a manner exhibiting panic or great alarm.

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Examples

  • His terror of the sea, although conquered for the moment, was still undiminished; had the sea been a lake of living flames, he could not have shrunk more panically from its touch; and once, when his foot slipped and he plunged to the midleg into a pool of water, the shriek that came up out of his soul was like the cry of death.

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