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English noun: freak

1. freak (person) a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

Synonymslusus naturae, monster, monstrosity

Broader (hypernym)mutant, mutation, sport, variation

Narrower (hyponym)leviathan

2. freak (person) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

SamplesA golf addict.
A car nut.
A bodybuilding freak.
A news junkie.

Synonymsaddict, junkie, junky, nut

Broader (hypernym)enthusiast, partisan, partizan

Narrower (hyponym)gym rat

English verb: freak

1. freak (emotion) lose one's nerve

SamplesWhen he saw the accident, he freaked out.

Synonymsfreak out, gross out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)panic

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