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amok

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.
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by bhardwajrk

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

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

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

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.
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by dshefman

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

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

Students often succumb to FRENZIED cramming before A-MOcK test
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by fanatic

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

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