rampage | rampageous

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GRE

medium

Banks

medium

Civil Services

medium

Meaning(s)

move about wildly or violently

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rampage - riot

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A single person can go on a ‘rampage’, but the word is most commonly used to express a group of people, like an angry mob, behaving in a way that is destructive and out of control. It is typically characterized by a relatively brief and highly energetic action.

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Synonyms frenzy,turmoil,ruckus
Antonyms lawful,contented

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  1. The killer took a rifle and went on a rampage, shooting at people indiscriminately.

  2. The protesters rampaged through the city, causing widespread chaos and destruction.

  3. A rampageous group of thugs launched an attack on innocent fans who were attending the match.

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