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    riot - Dictionary definition and meaning for word riot

    Definition
    (noun) a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    Synonyms : public violence
    Definition
    (noun) a state of disorder involving group violence
    Synonyms : rioting
    Definition
    (noun) a joke that seems extremely funny Definition
    (noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity Definition
    (verb) take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot
    Example Sentence
    • Students were rioting everywhere in 1968
    Definition
    (verb) engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
    Synonyms : carouse , roister
    Example Sentence
    • They were out carousing last night
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