Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: frenzy
IPA transcription: [fɹ'ɛnzi]
Pronunciations of frenzy
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noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria
    Meaning: state of violent mental agitation
Usage examples
  • He knew the frenzy of a rapid successful charge.
  • Their words stung the slave-holding States to something like frenzy.
  • The whole State was excited to the highest pitch of frenzy and expectation.
  • The telegram, received on Thursday, had sent the cashier to the bank that night in a frenzy.
  • His hands released her as he uttered this cry, and went up to his white hair, which they tore in a frenzy.
  • The blacks, at first dismayed at the death of their leader, were now worked to a frenzy of rage and a determination to be avenged.
  • Her longing eyes stole a last look at him--a frenzy seized her--she pressed her lips to the photograph in a passion of hopeless love.
  • So when Hercules put it on, which he did immediately upon receiving it, he was seized with frenzy and, in his madness, he uttered terrible cries and did dreadful deeds.
  • Finally in a height of frenzy he climbed the steeple of the Parish Church and tore down the cross, waving it in the air, and uttering wild soliloquies up there under the stars.
  • Danes of the North with fear and frenzy were filled, each one, who from the wall that wailing heard, God's foe sounding his grisly song, cry of the conquered, clamorous pain from captive of hell.
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