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hysteria
Used In
Lord of the Flies
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  • He went on scrambling and the laughter rose to a gale of hysteria.
  • They worked therefore with great energy and cheerfulness, though as time crept by there was a suggestion of panic in the energy and hysteria in the cheerfulness.
  • He began to pound the mouth below him, using his clenched fist as a hammer; he hit with more and more passionate hysteria as the face became slippery.

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  • We need to get past the hysteria and decide what to do.
  • They try to portray my rightful concern as hysteria.

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