Word of the day – Amok


Definition:- Amok:
Adjective;
1.In or into a jumbled or confused state.
2.In or into an uncontrolled state or a state of extreme activity.
3.In a frenzy to do violence or kill.
Noun;
1.A psychic disturbance characterized by depression followed by a manic urge to murder.

Synonyms;
amuck, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed

Usage;
When the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amok, blocking the exit.

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