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panic

2 verb
     
panic2 past tense and past participle panicked, present participle panicking [intransitive and transitive]
to suddenly feel so frightened that you cannot think clearly or behave sensibly, or to make someone do this:
He started to panic when he saw the gun.
Don't panic! We'll soon get you out of there.
panic somebody into doing something
The protests became more violent and many people were panicked into leaving the country.

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