frantic (adj.) Old form(s): franticke , frantike
mad, insane, frenzied, out of one's senses
1H6 III.iii.5[Pucelle to all] Let frantic Talbot triumph for a while
AYL I.iii.47[Rosalind to Duke Frederick] If that I do not dream or be not frantic
R3 II.iv.64[Duchess of York to all] O preposterous / And frantic outrage
R3 IV.iv.68[Queen Margaret to Duchess of York, of Hastings and others] the beholders of this frantic play [F; Q tragicke]
Tit IV.iv.59[Saturninus as if to Titus] Sly, frantic wretch
Tit V.iii.63 [Saturninus to Titus, of killing Tamora] Die, frantic wretch, for this accursed deed
TS III.ii.12[Katherina to Baptista, of Petruchio] I told you, I, he was a frantic fool
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