FRANTIC's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of frantic
Definition:
a. highly excited with strong emotion; disordered or nervous activity
Example:
The young man went scrambling down into the ward in frantic haste.
Sentence in Classic:
For the first time our eyes rested upon this presentment of the great emperor, which seemed to raise such frantic and destructive hatred in the mind of the unknown.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
My expectation was not realised, for, when he found that his appeal would not be successful, he got into quite a frantic condition.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
She wanted Tara with the desperate desire of a frightened child frantic for the only haven it had ever known.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The frantic storm of murder which had been let loose a few feet above his head did not reach him, thanks to the thickness of the earth which separated him from it, as we have said, otherwise than faintly and indistinctly, and like a rumbling, in the depths.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Once more, and finally, the replenished pewter went the rounds among the frantic crew; when, waving his free hand to them, they all dispersed; and Ahab retired within his cabin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Then indeed frantic with terror Nisus shrieks out; no longer could he shroud himself in darkness or endure such agony.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
She caught herself at the side of the bed, and then sank down, burying her face in her hands and bursting into frantic weeping.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
With the first intimation that it was within their reach, the whole band sprang upon their feet as one man; giving utterance to their rage in the most frantic cries, they rushed upon their prisoners in a body with drawn knives and uplifted tomahawks.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
They moved their stiffened bodies slowly, and watched in sullen mood the frantic approach of the enemy.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
Yet her distress when I left her was very great, her expostulations at the parting were sometimes frantic, and I think, altogether, I had as much trouble as comfort from her devotion.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
So nervous as I am, the least breath disturbs me; and a strange hand about me would drive me absolutely frantic.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context