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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 attack at a mosque inside a government-run religious school triggered unrest in Karachi and hundreds of youths ran amok burning cars and petrol stations.
Eden Strang ran amok naked with a sword at Thornton Heath, South London, in November 1999.
Eden Strang ran amok naked, attacking worshippers with the weapon attending a service at Thornton Heath, South London in November 1999.
These were the sort of women who ran amok after breakfast every morning, exhausting their husband s with desire and geographical quizzing.
A peanut-loving squirrel caused damage estimated at hundreds of pounds when it ran amok through a couple's home.
Meanwhile, 54 Scottish thugs who ran amok in the Spanish town of Salou were jeered by other passengers when they arrived back at Glasgow aiport yesterday.