Advanced and Proficiency Vocabulary for Exams(e.g.GRE, Banks, Civil Services, SAT / LSAT). For IELTS/TOEFL, and everyday spoken vocabulary, go to our Spoken Vocabulary Database.
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,|
The killer took a rifle and went on a rampage, shooting at people indiscriminately.
The protesters rampaged through the city, causing widespread chaos and destruction.
A rampageous group of thugs launched an attack on innocent fans who were attending the match.