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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpanic-strickenˈpanic-ˌstricken adjective  FRIGHTENEDso frightened that you cannot think clearly or behave sensibly Lucy suddenly looked panic-stricken.
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panic-strickenMr Cottle dashed in, looking panic-stricken.In a panic-stricken attempt to free herself from Annie's grip, she snatched the scissors off the table.A horse may steal your jumper and then become panic-stricken because it is chasing him!Still no sound escaped, only a rush of panic-stricken breath.Now that she had offered to stay she was almost panic-stricken by her own actions.Isabel screamed again, twisting her head from side to side, catapulted brutally into panic-stricken hysteria.Still no gas, still no bombs, we were so panic-stricken in those early days.He reminded Dexter of a panic-stricken mole who had suddenly found himself trapped outside his burrow.Panic-stricken passengers trampled one another rushing for the exits.The panic-stricken people in the town thought only that they would be killed or enslaved and their city ruined.I did the only sensible thing any panic-stricken woman would have done under similar circumstances: I packed.
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