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Word: frenetic

Definition: (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic


Sentences Containing 'frenetic'

A frenetic boom of precious metal prices and interest in coins for investment purposes in the late 1970s led to a bubble in the numismatic market as an anxious public sought a safe harbor for its investments in a time of rampant inflation in the United States.
Following the Trio's performance at the premier Newport Folk Festival in 1959, folk music critic Mark Morris wrote "What connection these frenetic tinselly showmen have with a folk festival eludes me...except that it is mainly folk songs that they choose to vulgarize."
His fame has been marked by frenetic humour in the part-parody "N'oubliez pas votre brosse à dents" ("Don't Forget Your Toothbrush") or by a much more laid-back tone in the more serious "Que le meilleur gagne".
In 1937, she exchanged the academic pursuits and frenetic schedule of her life in Austin for the intellectual pursuits and equally frenetic pace of life on the road with a ballad hunter.
In a pre-release interview with the singer-songwriter, "Rolling Stone Australia" described the album as "vintage Wolfmother", mentioning features and qualities such as the "distorted, frenetic, bass-heavy sounds of 'White Feather'" and "the epic 'In the Morning'".
In styles that allow for the clinch, the debased balance forces movement to be more squared, and footwork to be replaced by powerful thrusting or frenetic skipping movements with the sole purpose of keeping on one's feet.
Namrata Joshi from "Outlook" gave a rating of 4 out 5 and called "Kaminey" "a strikingly anarchic, unusually energetic, quirky and frenetic film".
The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars stating "Some frenetic drumming and good jazz/rock ".
The frenetic activity of the soprano reached its apex that same year, with a full 220 appearances in 18 operas at the Metropolitan.
The Unreality Music website described the song as "one of those joyous, frenetic noise-fests".
Toni's return sparks memories in Chris about their frenetic days in Paris in the late 1960s.

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