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wilderness

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run wild: grow unchecked

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run wild: go on the rampage

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a wild primitive state untouched by civilization

a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition

marked by extreme lack of restraint or control

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in a natural state

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in a state of extreme emotion

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deviating widely from an intended course

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(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud

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without a basis in reason or fact

talking or behaving irrationally

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involving risk or danger

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fanciful and unrealistic

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located in a dismal or remote area

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intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with

without civilizing influences

(of the elements) as if showing violent anger

in an uncontrolled and rampant manner

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References in classic literature ?
In such a soil grew Homer and Confucius and the rest, and out of such a wilderness comes the Reformer eating locusts and wild honey.
Now Petersen Sahib had ears all over him, as a man must have who listens to the most silent of all living things--the wild elephant.
As the light in the amphitheater increased the females augmented the frequency and force of their blows until presently a wild, rhythmic din pervaded the great jungle for miles in every direction.
And because of this I take it that the wild pigs did not get us, that we never fetched bottom; else I should not be here now, a thousand centuries after, to remember the event.
Martin turned as he staggered, and saw the fist coming at him in a wild swing.
No wild passion of love, such as he had had for Steward, did he bear Villa and Harley, but he did develop for them a great, sober love.
He could not immediately forego his wild heritage and his memories of the Wild.
I was about to speak further, when I observed the wild oats near the place of the disturbance moving in the most inexplicable way.
They thought of it as a land of wild mountains and glens, a land of mists and cloud, a land where wild chieftains ruled over still wilder clans, who, in their lonely valleys and sea-girt islands, were for ever warring against each other.
Say," Dave began, "now I come to think of it that wild man looked a lot like you--"
There would be great difficulty in proving its truth: we may safely conclude that very many of the most strongly-marked domestic varieties could not possibly live in a wild state.
The sides of the valley were here nearly precipitous, but, as frequently happens with stratified rocks, small ledges projected, which were thickly covered by wild bananas, lilaceous plants, and other luxuriant productions of the tropics.
It caused him to feel a vague, sweet gladness, and he was aware of wild yearnings and stirrings for he knew not what.
Yea, ye also, my friends, will be alarmed by my wild wisdom; and perhaps ye will flee therefrom, along with mine enemies.
West they turned, dropping down wild mountain gorges from the height of land of the interior valleys.