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  • as incut loose
  • as infoam at the mouth
  • as inrun riot

synonyms for run amok

  • defy
  • overthrow
  • renounce
  • resist
  • revolt
  • secede
  • take up arms
  • boycott
  • censure
  • combat
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • disobey
  • dissent
  • fight
  • mutiny
  • oppose
  • overturn
  • remonstrate
  • riot
  • strike
  • upset
  • be insubordinate
  • break with
  • come out against
  • drop out
  • get out of line
  • insurrect
  • make waves
  • opt out
  • rise up
  • rock the boat
  • turn against
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antonyms for run amok

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  • comply
  • give in
  • obey
  • surrender
  • yield
  • agree
  • approve
  • compliment
  • endorse
  • laud
  • lose
  • make peace
  • praise
  • sanction
  • support
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        How to use run amok in a sentence

        Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
        GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
        But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
        THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
        At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
        THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
        Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.
        GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
        It's quite true the land can't run away, but there are always rows and revolutions and smashes going on; you can't trust anybody.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        Once or twice Squinty looked back toward the pen he had run away from, to see if Bob, his master, were coming after him.
        SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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        WORDS RELATED TO RUN AMOK

        • go berserk
        • kick up one's heels
        • let go
        • let one's hair down
        • run amok
        • run riot
        • run wild
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