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 for tizzy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tester \Tes"ter\, n. [For testern, teston, fr. F. teston, fr.
     OF. teste the head, the head of the king being impressed upon
     the coin. See Tester a covering, and cf. Testone,
     Testoon.]
     An old French silver coin, originally of the value of about
     eighteen pence, subsequently reduced to ninepence, and later
     to sixpence, sterling. Hence, in modern English slang, a
     sixpence; -- often contracted to tizzy. Called also
     teston. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tizzy
      n 1: an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there
           was a terrible flap about the theft" [syn: dither,
           pother, fuss, tizzy, flap]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "tizzy":
     befuddlement, bewilderment, bother, botheration, chaos, cloud,
     confusion, daze, discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure,
     disconcertion, disorder, disorganization, disorientation,
     disturbance, dither, embarrassment, flap, flummox, flurry, fluster,
     flusteration, flustration, flutter, fog, foofaraw, frenzy, fret,
     fuddle, fuddlement, fume, fuss, haze, jumble, lather, maze, mess,
     mist, muddle, muddlement, opposite, perplexity, perturbation,
     pother, pucker, ruffle, shuffle, stew, sweat, swivet, twitter,
     twitteration, unsettlement, upset
  
  

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