terrified

adjective
thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation (Freq. 4)
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became panicky as the snow deepened

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felt panicked before each exam

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trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd

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the terrified horse bolted

Similar to: ↑afraid
Derivationally related forms: ↑panic (for: ↑panicky)

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