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Definition of amok adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

amok

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//əˈmʌk//
 
, NAmE//əˈmɑk//
 
 
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Idioms to suddenly become very angry or excited and start behaving violently, especially in a public place Some drunken students had run amok in the mall parking lot.
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