CET6+ TEM8 GRE TOEFL
1. schizophrenia(精神分裂症) => phren- "mind, reason" => fren- / frenet- / frent- / frant- "mind, reason" => frenzy, frenetic, frantic.
- frenzy: see frantic
- frenzy (n.)
- mid-14c., "delirium, insanity," from Old French frenesie "frenzy, madness" (13c.), from Medieval Latin phrenesia, from phrenesis, back-formation from Latin phreneticus "delirious" (see frenetic). Meaning "excited state of mind" is from c. 1400.
- frenzy (v.)
- 1795, from frenzy (n.). Related: Frenzied; frenzying.
- 1. I worked myself into frenzy plotting ways to make him jealous.
- 2. "Get out!" she ordered in a frenzy.
- 3. The cleverly designed speech lashed the audience into a frenzy.
- 4. In a frenzy of hate he killed his enemy.
- 5. Joe McCarthy whipped up Americans into a frenzy of anti-Communist activity in the Fifties.
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