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manic

adjective agitated, aroused, enraged, excited, frantic, frenzied, hyped-up, hyper, hyperactive, hysterical, incensed, inflamed, nervous, out of control, perturbed, wrought-up
Associated concepts: insanity defense
See also: lunatic, non compos mentis
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As the royal couple did their walkabout in Victoria Square, Coun Douglas Osborn could be seen in the crowd manically waving an enormous Union Jack flag.
We are manically busy over the summer months and they have really rolled their sleeves up and got stuck in.
He is manically busy, but of course Simon must know if he's still engaged or not.
This talentless man should be ashamed of himself - I know where I want my council tax spent and it's certainly not on propping up this shameless self advocate who grins manically as he tells people their jobs are to go.
The rapper was criticised after jumping on stage after the country singer won the award for Best Female Video at the Video Music Awards, yelling manically that Beyonce should have won the prize instead.
The band seemed more enthusiastic than the fans as they threw themselves around the stage manically.
I was on edge as Tourette's sufferer Pete gurned manically as he tried to stop himself from shouting out during Faye's formal ceremony.
There can be no denying that the player manically ran the length of the pitch to where the travelling Arsenal fans were located.
The Gorillaz frontman ran the show, literally as he jogged manically on the spot throughout Sunday Sunday - then followed it up with a Phil Daniels-less blast through Parklife.
Black is a font of energy but here, short of real material, he produces only manically tiresome over-acting.
The controlled disorganization of the setting, with manically precise renderings scattered about so casually, gave these realist figures another, abstract character.