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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 study found there was no one single motivating factor for the riots.
The rioting of the previous day, full of thousands of rioters, looters, civil discord, and death was replaced by the front page headline, "Minor riots broken up; Negro rescued from mob.
The Budget and Performance Committee published Picking up the Pieces: how businesses were helped to recover from the 2011 riots in October 2012.
An independent review of the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, commissioned by the Home Office, revealed that the cost to British taxpayers of claims arising from the riots, stood at [pounds sterling]35.
In it, he suggests, rumors are flying in Florida that if George Zimmerman is acquitted, Blacks will riot all across the country.
Mrs Thatcher announced that she knew the cause of the riots - it was original sin in the hearts of the rioters.
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.
Riot control systems are used to control the crowd during the situation of riots or protests carried by the group of people in order to show disconcert against authorities over some prevailing issues raised due to social grievances.
PUTTING the blame on the previous Congress government's communal agenda for riots in Uttar Pradesh, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said that communal riots are not happening in the BJP governed states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh while the states governed by Congress and its supporting parties have been ravaged by riots.
It said the proposals could reduce access to insurance and potentially lead to new excesses for riots having to be built into some policies and riots having to be excluded completely from cover in certain areas.
New Delhi, Mar 24, ( ANI ): Renowned journalist turned Bharatiya Janata Party leader MJ Akbar called for moving beyond the 2002 riots following Supreme Court exonerating Narendra Modi and instead gave a call to focus on the development of the country's future for the next decade.