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Dictionary definition for: Panic

1. (n) an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

2. (v) be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"

3. (n) sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events; "panic in the stock market" "a war scare" "a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building"

4. (v) cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic; "The mere thought of an isolation cell panicked the prisoners"

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