amok


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Synonyms for amok

run amok

Synonyms

  • 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

Synonyms

in a murderous frenzy

References in periodicals archive ?
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.
In this way the `o' of amok came to sound less like the hollow knock of wood inside bamboo, than the low curtsey of a `u', ululated in the back of Dutch and English palates.
While critics say this is all just hype run amok, others hope It will live up to its promises.
Yoko Tawada's brand of fantasy, however, does not follow the conventions of modern fantasy, in which technology runs amok in a bleak, unknowable world.
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.
Since much of baby-boom culture is, in fact, kitsch run amok, mockery comes easily.
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.
Historical work on the Bridle Lake Zone, located 2km north of the Cluff Lake Mines on the Hathor option, included two percussion drill holes completed by the mine operator, AMOK (MOKTA), in 1979.
ASBO Bilal Bashir, 17' ASBO RAN AMOK Arfaan Hussain, 19.
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.