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    amok - Dictionary definition and meaning for word amok

    Definition
    (adj) frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    Example Sentence
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows
    Definition
    (adv) wildly; without self-control
    Synonyms : amuck
    Example Sentence
    • when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit
    Definition
    (adv) in a murderous frenzy
    Synonyms : amuck , murderously
    Example Sentence
    • rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amok

In the mock GRE test thousands of students ran amok for the top percentile.

amok or amuck-->a mock...if somebody mocks you will be in rage

amok... imagine a mock of ppl who r protesting against something..so they'll be in rage n anger..

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it is pronounced like SMOKE ,n now i will memorise it as during RAGGING ou seniors used to force us to SMOKE.

Remember the movie "Hocus Pocus" when Winifred says, "Halloween is a night of frolic where children wear costumes and run amok!" Then Sarah says, "Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok.." And Winifred punches Sarah in the stomach.

A-Mob ; mob means a crowd of people that cause trouble

a-mok:(a) usually means without so amok is without mockery you are not playing/joking you are in rage.

Students often succumb to FRENZIED cramming before A-MOcK test

AMOK = a + moka; A slap on your face by don;

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