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Definition 1: in a murderous frenzy - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where amuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones

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Definition 2: wildly; without self-control - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where amuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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Definition 3: wildly frenzied and out of control - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where amuck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for amuck in the sense of this definition

(amuck is similar to ...) troubled emotionally and usually deeply

"agitated parents"

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