Definition of 'amok'
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In fact, some mints are so vigorous that people worry about them running amok. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tanks and armoured personnel carriers guarded government buildings as looters ran amok in the city of 18m. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She does not run amok at the first opportunity, but she does gain enjoyment from being in different surroundings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We need not fear a political, economic, and moral world run amok. Christianity Today (2000)None of the accommodation around here will take them in, but the problem is their parents rent houses for them and let them run amok. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first two rioters who ran amok in Manchester city centre, were jailed yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is surely your chance to prove your points about corrupt, inept politicians and a City run amok thanks to crooked bankers. The Sun (2015)
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