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Meaning of panic-stricken

pan•ic-strick•en

Pronunciation: (pan'ik-strik"un), [key]
— adj.
  1. overcome with, characterized by, or resulting from fear, panic, or the like: panic-stricken parents looking for their child; a panic-stricken phone call.
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