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mauri rere

1. (stative) be panic-stricken.

Ka mauri rere te wahine i te pōhēhē ko tāna tamāhine i mate i te aituā. / The woman was panic-stricken because she thought her daughter had died in the accident.

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2. (modifier) panic-stricken.

Ka rongo te iwi mauri rere rā e pakū tonu ana ngā pū, whetē ana ngā karu tētahi ki tētahi, kāore i mōhio me oma rānei, me aha rānei (PK 2008:444). / When the panic-stricken tribe heard the guns going off continuously, they stared wide-eyed at one another, not knowing whether to run or what to do.

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