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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That match pained me as some of the supporters ran amok in the city centre," said the United boss.
FAMILIES including children in their pyjamas had to be evacuated from their homes after yobs ran amok, torching stolen cars and rolling them down a hill towards houses, setting fire to a gas main.
ASBO Bilal Bashir, 17' ASBO RAN AMOK Arfaan Hussain, 19.
His appointees, city department heads, lobbyists and union bosses ran amok through the unguarded City Hall.