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Usage examples for frenetic

  1. Yet the correct and conventional Browning could also fire up for lawlessness-" frenetic to be free." – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  2. There was something frenetic in the movement of those rather short, blunt- ended fingers, as though they were strangling the thing they were creating. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  3. His search became increasingly frenetic – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  4. At once, a more frenetic gladness and a more innocent manifestation of gladness were never witnessed. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  5. Prominent as he stood before the world, he could not think without a shudder of behaving like a young frenetic of the passion. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Fillips of questionable pedigree overlooked in mid frenetic jollification . – NATURAE by Dom
  7. Never among the rich were orgies as frenetic as then. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  8. I'll be frenetic frantic,- raving mad! – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  9. Sometimes she closed her eye in a frenetic vision of women's wrongs, then suddenly opened them wide upon her audience with flashing indignation, as old- fashioned actresses once did. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  10. The man who came forcing his way through the press, his clinched fists waving over his head, was young, pallid, typically an academic devotee of radicalism, a frenetic disciple, obsessed by furor loquendi He was calling to the mob, trying to rouse followers. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  11. He was grim now, not frenetic – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  12. There was scarcely one of those present whose mind was not floundering by this time in the delights of chaos, where every spark of intelligence is quenched, and the body, set free from its tyranny, gives itself up to the frenetic joys of liberty. – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  13. The young Catholic gentleman expected he might hear a frenetic zealot roar out: Be off! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith