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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The riot control systems' market is growing significantly over the past 20 years due to rise in the protests across the globe.
The Government launched a consultation earlier this summer on reforming the 1886 Riot Damages Act, which enables compensation to be paid by the police to homeowners and businesses who suffer riot damage to their property or possessions and have no insurance or are under insured.
There were riots in 2002 and hence questions were raised and therefore criticisms were bound to come, and I was a journalist hence I did take it up strongly.
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7) Most of them lived either within the area affected by the riot or nearby.
In its coverage of the rioting The Chronicle will continually emphasize only two things: that a small group of racist whites, mostly the Ku Klux Klan, caused the riot and that the leaders of that organization are best perceived as "fascists.
If you had the chance to interview a survivor of the Tulsa riot today, what questions would you ask?
One of the key issues for the three judges will be whether tough sentences handed down were "proportionate" in the light of the seriousness of the riots, or whether they were excessive.
IT is not easy to give the riots that have swept through London and other major English cities a name.
The Tulsa riot began on May 31 following the arrest of an African American male who was accused of assaulting a white woman.
Other recommendations included an overhaul of the 1886 Riot Damages Act to ensure that victims of the riots receive compensation quickly.
Singaporeans woke up to unfamiliar images of burnt cars and littered streets Monday after a fatal road accident triggered a riot by South Asian workers, the worst outbreak of violence in more than 40 years.
Responding to the publication of an independent review of the Riot Damages Act, John Biggs AM, Chair of the London Assembly s Budget and Performance Committee said:
Large companies whose property was damaged during the London riots in 2011 will be excluded from compensation if a plan to overhaul Britain's riot laws goes ahead.