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amok


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amok 
  adj  :  in  a  murderous  frenzy  as  if  possessed  by  a  demon;  "the 
  soldier  was  completely  amuck";  "berserk  with  grief";  "a 
  berserk  worker  smashing  windows"  [syn:  {amuck},  {berserk}, 
  {demoniac},  {demoniacal},  {possessed(p)}] 
  adv  1:  wildly;  without  self-control;  "when  the  restaurant  caught 
  fire  the  patrons  ran  amuck  blocking  the  exit  [syn:  {amuck}] 
  2:  in  a  murderous  frenzy;  "rioters  running  amuck  and  throwing 
  sticks  and  bottles  and  stones"  [syn:  {amuck},  {murderously}] 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Amok,  a  valley;  a  depth 
 




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