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Synonyms for amok
əˈmʌk, əˈmɒkamok

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  1. amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)adverb

    frenzied as if possessed by a demon

    "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

    Antonyms:
    sane

  2. amok, amuckadverb

    wildly; without self-control

    "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit"

    Synonyms:
    amuck, murderously

    Antonyms:
    sane

  3. amok, amuck, murderouslyadverb

    in a murderous frenzy

    "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"

    Synonyms:
    amuck, murderously

    Antonyms:
    sane

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How to use amok in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    We need somebody strong that can rein it in. Because, as I think you've all learned, the intelligence agencies have run amok. They have run amok.

  2. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    I never talked about a wall of the north, I'm certainly not now. That's just what happens when things get run amok, this is just a joke in terms of how people react to things. I've said for some time that you need to secure the southern border. I've talked about the infrastructure, the personnel, the technology needed there. I've talked about enforcing the laws.

  3. Amber Heard:

    The vast majority of this trial was played out on social media, i think that this trial is an example of that gone haywire, that gone amok, and the jury is not immune to that…I think even for the most well-intentioned juror, it would have been impossible to avoid this.

  4. Charles Jung:

    I see this frustration with the direction of the party, asian Americans feel like Democrats are focused on the wrong things, that they’ve let ideology run amok. If Democrats don’t redouble their efforts to focus on core Democratic issues, they will lose people of color over time.

  5. Jeb Bush on Tuesday:

    Washington has run amok. This President particularly has put it in hyper, overdrive -- the regulatory climate -- because he doesn't want to interact with elected officials. He wants to do things by executive order.


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