[ US /əˈmək/ ]
[ UK /ɐmˈʌk/ ]
  1. wildly frenzied and out of control
    the soldier was completely amuck
    berserk with grief
    a berserk worker smashing windows
  1. in a murderous frenzy
    rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones
  2. wildly; without self-control
    when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit
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How To Use amuck In A Sentence

  • And you see corporate crime running amuck with very limited enforcement resources.
  • Whatever its origins, we are in danger today of utter destruction by a virulent virus identified as a cancerous self-interest run amuck. OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
  • In the time that amuck in pilfer edition, this is an impossible task almost.
  • You can get those English high-muckamucks by mail for two bucks apiece, ” suggested Sidney Finkelstein. Chapter 29
  • Being parents, you should educate your son not to run amuck.
  • rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones
  • We live in a democracy case the big muckamucks hadn't noticed. The bailout fails!
  • The muckamuck was nowhere to be seen, though its fearmonger had come to rest in a rosebush. Asimov's Science Fiction
  • Now Wyrzbowski could see the muckamuck, resplendent in the egg-sack slime of its body suit, wielding its red fearmonger while flunkies covered its spindle-shanked ass. Asimov's Science Fiction
  • In no minute did the sea run amuck.
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