I'm working at home when I get a frantic call from her — from a pay phone at the store in Beverly Hills.
I cut and paste on my Sina Twitter account, readers retweet, and the nannies erase, all of us operating at a frantic pace.
For a start, Feehery predicts, lobbyists will spend the next few months in a frantic state.
She was gone, nothing but the frantic solbreeders and the surging, howling subdead.
He had no pulse and did not respond to frantic first aid measures, the medical examiner wrote.
Jane burst into tears, but Anthea, though pale and frantic, was dry-eyed.
They were irritating, hectoring, worrying, frantic messages.
The young ladies were taunting one another; Juliet in frantic passion; Cherry in sarcastic mockery.
He makes a frantic endeavor to reach the rope, and the other keeps him away.
Then the pent-up cry bursts forth in frantic volume, for the gleaming horns have done their work, and buen toro!
mid-14c., "insane," unexplained variant of Middle English frentik (see frenetic). Transferred meaning "affected by wild excitement" is from late 15c. Of the adverbial forms, frantically (1749) is later than franticly (1540s).