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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"


  2. amok, amuckadverb

    wildly; without self-control

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

    amuck, murderously


  3. amok, amuck, murderouslyadverb

    in a murderous frenzy

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

    amuck, murderously


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  1. Darrell Issa:

    The Biden Administration’s clear consideration to ban an appliance used by more than 40 million homes and 76 percent of restaurants is worse than Green New Deal-style regulation run amok, it is a preposterous overreach of federal power that would deny Americans a necessary product they use every day.

  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. Bruce Patterson:

    With COVID-19, we have a virus thats running amok in the human population. It originated in a horseshoe bat in China. There are 25 or 30 species of horseshoe bats in China, and no one can determine which one was involved. We owe it to ourselves to learn more about them and their relatives.

  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. 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.

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