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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


rampagen. [See Ramp, v.].
     Violent or riotous behavior; a state of excitement, passion, or debauchery; as, to be on the rampage.  Dickens.  [1913 Webster]
rampagev. i. 
     To leap or prance about, as an animal; to be violent; to rage.  [1913 Webster]


rampage, v. & n.
1 (often foll. by about) rush wildly or violently about.
2 rage, storm.
--n. often wild or violent behaviour.

on the rampage rampaging.
rampageous adj. rampager n.
18th c., perh. f. RAMP(1)



ado, agitation, amok, assault, attack, barbarize, batter, berserk, binge, bother, brawl, broil, brouhaha, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry on, commotion, crazy, destroy, disturbance, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, dustup, embroilment, excitement, fling, foofaraw, fracas, free-for-all, frenzy, fury, fuss, go berserk, go on, hammer, hassle, helter-skelter, hubbub, lay waste, loot, mad, maul, melee, mug, orgy, out of control, pell-mell, pillage, pother, racket, rage, ramp, rant, rape, rave, recklessness, riot, roar, rough-and-tumble, roughhouse, row, ruckus, ruction, ruin, rumpus, run amok, sack, savage, scramble, shindy, slaughter, sow chaos, splurge, stir, storm, tear, tear around, terrorize, to-do, trouble, tumult, turmoil, uproar, vandalize, violate, wild, wreck




VB be violent, run high, ferment, effervesce, romp, rampage, go on a rampage, run wild, run amuck, run riot, break the peace, rush, tear, rush headlong, rush foremost, raise a storm, make a riot, rough house, riot, storm, wreak, bear down, ride roughshod, out Herod, Herod, spread like wildfire (person), explode, make a row, kick up a row, boil, boil over, fume, foam, come on like a lion, bluster, rage, roar, fly off the handle, go bananas, go ape, blow one's top, blow one's cool, flip one's lid, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, fly into a rage (anger), break out, fly out, burst out, bounce, explode, go off, displode, fly, detonate, thunder, blow up, crump, flash, flare, burst, shock, strain, break open, force open, prize open, render violent, sharpen, stir up, quicken, excite, incite, annoy, urge, lash, stimulate, turn on, irritate, inflame, kindle, suscitate, foment, accelerate, aggravate, exasperate, exacerbate, convulse, infuriate, madden, lash into fury, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, pour oil on the fire, oleum addere camino, explode, let fly, fly off, discharge, detonate, set off, detonize, fulminate.

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