frantic


frantic
01. Your mother was [frantic] when you didn't come home last night.
02. The young woman was [frantically] searching her purse for her ticket as they announced that boarding for the flight had begun.
03. The young couple were looking [frantically] around the store for their three-year-old son.
04. The cat was accidentally shut up in the closet, and [frantically] started scratching at the door, and tearing at the clothes in its efforts to get out.
05. The elevator got stuck between floors, and a couple of the passengers were [frantic] to get out.
06. The dog was [frantically] pulling at its leash as the cat walked slowly by.
07. The last message received from the plane before it crashed was a [frantic] call for help from the pilot.
08. The house was full of [frantic] activity as the family got ready to go on their annual camping trip to the Rockies.
09. People were [frantically] screaming from the windows of the burning building when the firefighters arrived.
10. The young girl became [frantic] when she was separated from her friends in the huge crowd.
11. Police began a [frantic] search for a young girl who was abducted from a playground by a strange man.
12. The old woman became [frantic] when her little dog disappeared after getting off its leash.
13. Trading of shares on the stock market was frantic after the news came out that the merger had failed.
14. The parents were [frantically] trying to reach their son who was being pulled out to sea by large waves.
15. With their [frantic] schedule of work and family commitments, they found it difficult to take time off.
16. Frank A. Clark suggested that modern man is [frantically] trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.

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