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amok

adverb (also amuck) uk   /əˈmɒk/  us   /-ˈmʌk/
run amok to be out of control and act in a wild or dangerous manner: The soldiers ran amok after one of their senior officers was killed. The two dogs ran amok in a school playground.
Translations of “amok”
in French devenir fou furieux…
in German Amok laufen…
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