amok


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Synonyms for amok

run amok

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  • go mad
  • go wild
  • turn violent
  • go berserk
  • lose control
  • go insane
  • go into a frenzy

Synonyms for amok

frenzied as if possessed by a demon

wildly

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in a murderous frenzy

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The local people have asked the security forces to shoot the elephants, but they said there's no order to do so from their superiors,'' he said, adding there have so far been no casualties reported due to the elephants frequently running amok in the area.
These were the sort of women who ran amok after breakfast every morning, exhausting their husband s with desire and geographical quizzing.
If most dystopian literature depicts a bleak world with technology run amok, this fantasy portrays relationships run amok.
Perhaps every European city does, like Paris, need a La Defense, an area in which gross and otherwise intrusive buildings can be corralled so that they do not run amok over everyone else.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- A carabao that was part of the activities of Ozamiz City's annual fiesta ran amok on Saturday.
Atoms For Peace - Amok The sound you get when you cross Radiohead with Red Hot Chili Peppers and REM.
AMOK, who goes in the Murfitts Industries Novices' Handicap Hurdle at Fakenham (2.
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Within the gay community, perhaps some of the reasons we are having a failure communicating successful HIV prevention are due to political correctness run amok.
Kitchener, ON -- In what is being described as the result of "sex change lunacy" and judicial activism run amok, a 43-year-old trans-sexual murderer has trashed the medium/minimum security women's prison in which he was being held.
For example, Burdick describes how the brown tree snake, a native of Australia, now runs amok in Guam.
Like Zeno's paradox gone amok or the child's rhyming riddle "Pete and Repeat" caught in nauseating repetition, his sculptures can become unnerving.
It escaped from a next-door auction mart, found an open goods delivery door and ran amok in the 80-stall centre.
With guys like Ken Lay and Bernie Ebbers running amok, things are looking pretty bleak.