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Adjective: panicked  pa-nikt
  1. Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
    "felt panicked before each exam";
    - panicky, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened
Verb: panic (panicked,panicking)  pa-nik
  1. Be overcome by a sudden fear
    "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"
     
  2. Cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
    "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"

See also: afraid, 'fraid [non-standard]

Type of: dread, fear, terrify, terrorise [Brit], terrorize

Encyclopedia: Panicked

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