panic

  • 41panic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. terror, fright, fear, consternation; stampede. v. alarm, frighten; stampede. See excitability, failure. Ant., calm. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Overpowering fright] Syn. fear, dread, alarm, fright; see… …

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  • 42Panic —    , PANDEMONIUM, PAN    In the Greek religion, Pan, a god of forests and fields, of flocks and shepherds, came from disputed parentage. He is represented with the torso of a man and the legs, horns, and ears of a goat. Because he dwelt in the… …

    Dictionary of eponyms

  • 43panic — (pa nik) s. m. Genre de plantes graminées dont fait partie le millet. Le panic d Italie, ou millet à grappe, panicum italicum, L. Le grand millet, ou panic, panicum jumentorum, Persoon. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. panicum, qui vient probablement de panus …

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  • 44panic — Synonyms and related words: abject fear, affright, agitation, alarm, anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, attack of nerves, awe, bear panic, belly laugh, blue funk, blue story, boggle, buck fever, case of nerves, cold feet, confound,… …

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  • 45panic — ● np. ►UNIX Nom d un signal qu il ne vaut mieux pas voir apparaître sur sa console, puisqu il est émis quand le noyau du système n arrive plus à se dépêtrer des erreurs qu il rencontre. Il existe même le signal double panic , et c est encore plus …

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  • 46panic — [17] Panic is etymologically ‘terror caused by the god Pan’. The ancient Greeks believed that he lurked in lonely spots, and would frighten people by suddenly appearing, or making noises. He was evidently invoked to account for alarming but… …

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  • 47panic — 1. noun a wave of panic Syn: alarm, anxiety, nervousness, fear, fright, trepidation, dread, terror, agitation, hysteria, consternation, perturbation, dismay, apprehension; informal flap, fluster, cold sweat, funk, tizzy …

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  • 48panic — 1. noun a wave of panic Syn: alarm, anxiety, fear, fright, trepidation, dread, terror, hysteria, apprehension; informal flap, fluster, cold sweat; N.Amer.; informal swivet Ant: calm 2. verb 1) …

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  • 49panic —   Maka u kūhewa, haunaele,    ♦ Panic stricken, ā ā.    ♦ To run in panic, holo ā ā …

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  • 50panic — n. a very funny or exciting person or thing. □ John’s party was a real panic. □ Paul is a panic. He tells a joke a minute …

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  • 51panic — See: PUSH THE PANIC BUTTON …

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  • 52panic — See: PUSH THE PANIC BUTTON …

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  • 53panic — 1. adjective /ˈpanɪk/ a) Pertaining to the god Pan. All things were there in a disordered confusion, and in a confused furie, untill such time as by praiers and sacrifices they had appeased the wrath of their Gods. They call it to this day, the… …

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  • 54panic — See: push the panic button …

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  • 55panic — pan·ic || pænɪk n. sense of extreme fright; attack of fear, episode of fright; alarm, dismay, scare v. be overcome with extreme fright, be stricken with panic, be alarmed …

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  • 56panic — «um (L). Panic grass …

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  • 57panic — I. n. Fright, affright, alarm, terror, consternation, sudden fear. II. a. Extreme, sudden, imaginary, causeless, violent (applied to fright). III. n. Panic grass, panicum …

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  • 58panic — n 1. alarm, terror, horror, fear, fright, dread, trepidation; stark horror, abject fear, scare of one s life; hysteria, mental turmoil, confusion, consternation, nervousness, jitters, Inf. whim whams, Sl. jimjams, agitation; dismay, perturbation …

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  • 59panic — / pænɪk/ noun a state of being very frightened ♦ panic selling of sterling a rush to sell sterling at any price because of possible devaluation …

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  • 60panic — Sudden extreme anxiety or fear that may cause irrational thoughts or actions. Panic may include rapid heart rate, flushing (a hot, red face), sweating, and trouble breathing …

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