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Frenzy

Beatlemania
term referring to the Beatles’ (rock musicians) immense popularity; manifested by screaming fans in the 1960s. [Pop. Culture: Miller, 172–181]
Big Bull Market
speculation craze precipitated stock market crash (1929). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 205–226]
Gold Rush
lure of instant riches precipitated onslaught of prospectors (1848, 1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 203]
Klondike,
the scene of wild rush for riches (1886). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 269]
Old Woman
of Surrey “morn, noon, and night in a hurry.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 117]
Valentino’s
funeral overwhelmed with grief, fans rioted. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 317–327]
White Rabbit
agitated rabbit in a perpetual hurry. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
White Queen
in a perpetual dither. [Br. Lit.: Through the Looking-glass]
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Mumbo Jumbo (1972), which celebrates the subversively carnivalesque energies of black popular culture, but Beatty's frenziedly eclectic style, characterized by pastiche and heteroglossia, is as thoroughly postmodern as Reed's, even as it evacuates this style of any kind of liberatory political possibility.
Perhaps the villainous Dr Hudson is a bit overdone, but by the time you come face to face with her you are almost too busy frenziedly turning the pages to notice.
Instantly, the "regulars" jammed foam earplugs up their nostrils, frenziedly scooped up their gear and, well, they didn't "flee the area" so much as they radiated out from the blast-point like high-velocity shrapnel.
Doing so increases systemic risk, but much of that harm is externalized, making it rational--viewed from the standpoint of their shareholders--for firms to dance too frenziedly and remain on the dance floor too long.
In her initial tweet upon release, Li spoke allegorically, likening herself to a little bird that had stirred up a hornet's nest only to be strung so frenziedly by the hornet that it ''kowtowed in order to extricate itself.
Our house has since filled with various species of ants, frenziedly crossing from one room to another in their desire to move, move, move.
The stubbornness of roots that run deep makes Israelis lose their temper, frenziedly attacking to pull them out and break their branches, in a desperate attempt to erase this symbol from the memory of the Palestinians.
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Around two thirds of us have already carried out this time-consuming domestic blitz, and the number of those frenziedly wielding the dusters is up 24per cent, according to research by makers of a home decor computer game.
Sometimes he went on to the end of the page; sometimes, but rarely, he typed frenziedly for page after page.
Volunteers of his order frenziedly chanted Vedic hymns to the clashing of cymbals and beating of drums.
Sometimes, the sun burns down on parents, children, birdwatchers, lovebirds, dogs tearing frenziedly along the water's edge, their shadows trailing behind them like their future.