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hysteria
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Gone with the Wind
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  • There was no panic now, no hysteria.
  • If she did not find Dr. Meade soon, she would begin screaming with hysteria.
  • She wanted very much to scream every time Melanie did, and only by biting her lips so hard it infuriated her could she restrain herself and drive off hysteria.
  • Tears of fright and hysteria streamed down her face as she finally gave way under the long strain.
  • For a moment she looked at it as if she had never seen it before and then she began to laugh, peal on peal of mirth that had in it no hint of hysteria.
  • "I will! I will! I will walk—" Melanie looked at her and saw that this was not the hysteria of a woman still weak from childbirth.

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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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