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Synonyms for riot

rampage

Synonyms

  • rampage
  • take to the streets
  • run riot
  • run amok
  • run wild
  • go on the rampage
  • fight in the streets
  • cause an affray
  • raise an uproar

run riot: rampage

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  • rampage
  • go wild
  • be out of control
  • raise hell
  • let yourself go
  • break or cut loose
  • throw off all restraint

run riot: grow profusely

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Synonyms for riot

a quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

to behave riotously

riot away: to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

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a public act of violence by an unruly mob

a state of disorder involving group violence

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a joke that seems extremely funny

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

take part in a riot

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engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

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This is a bad disease for our Cambodian country,' he added, referring to pervasive mob violence.
The mob violence took place following the rape and murder of Zainab Ansari in the Kasur district of Punjab province, which triggered countrywide protests.
At the same time, authorities should initiate an investigation aimed at identifying and punishing those involved in the mob violence.
They discuss various related topics: the scholarship on Southern lynching; resurrecting the identities of lynch victims; the characteristics of black male lynch victims; victims as marginal men; targeted because of their success; vulnerability in economic, political, and religious context; atypical victims: females and white males; and the victims of Southern mob violence.
Presidnet Jacob Zuma spoke out against the intensifying mob violence against foreigners that has claimed at least six lives and forced more than 5,000 expatriates to flee their homes.
The incident took place in the town of Kot Radha Kishan, some 60 kilometres from Lahore, and is the latest example of mob violence against minorities accused of blasphemy.
is was mob violence, where things were completely out of control.
ROME * Pope Francis presided in late March over a prayer vigil dedicated to victims of mob violence in Italy and their families.
He clarifies and corrects many of the popular misconceptions and includes how many Euro-Americans protected some of the Chinese during this mob violence, a fact that has been forgotten because of the racial antagonisms.
Lynching beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence outside the South, edited by Michael J.
The government, and particularly local security forces are not doing enough to reduce inter-communal tensions and prevent these shocking incidents of mob violence.
After the attack starts, many other men who may not be politicized join in what becomes an instance of mob violence, a human rights activist told the Wall Street Journal.
What is less well known is his that in 1860 he was responsible for saving thousands of Christians from Syrian mob violence which earned him international recognition from Abraham Lincoln, Pope Pius IX, and Napoleon III.
The book starts with detailed background on mob violence and early American identity in Rowlandson's captivity narrative.
In 2008, two journalists who worked for Haiti Progres were killed in an outbreak of mob violence in northern Haiti.