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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

Synonyms

  • 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 classic literature ?
In the description of the principal outrages, reference has been had to the best authorities of that time, such as they are; the account given in this Tale, of all the main features of the Riots, is substantially correct.
Gourville and the abbe set off together, with their heads full of the meditated riot.
My dear Eleanor, the riot is only in your own brain.
Riot, arson, and wanton destruction of property was their function, and well they performed it.
Thus, then, it is your opinion," said Anne of Austria, with a sneer and biting her lips with rage, "that yesterday's riot, which to-day is already a rebellion, to-morrow may become a revolution?
Last year the London Assembly called on the Government to bring the Act into line with the commercial reality faced by small businesses struggling to get back on their feet after the riots.
White socialists helped spark the May Day Riots of 1894 in Cleveland, Ohio, that advanced the cause of organized labor in America.
When the Handsworth riots were sparked off in 1985, many people were asking themselves what the causes of them were.
This collection is not concerned with rehashing the now well known facts about the riots but with bringing 'the Gordon riots out from under the shadow of the French Revolution and to return the "June days" to their original context of Georgian politics and culture'.
There is also material on emergency first-aid for injuries during riots.
HUNDREDS of shops attacked in last summer's riots have been refused compensation.
THE Home Office has agreed to cover the majority of Merseyside Police's costs associated with the riots in August.
Poor policing in London was blamed for riots which spread across the country and claimed three lives in Birmingham, in the first report by the Government's Riots Communities and Victims Panel.
THE perception that police "could not contain" the initial riots in London led to further disturbances across the country, an independent report has found.