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What is another word for ran riot?

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Past tense for to behave in a wild, violent or rampageous manner
“Buses are set ablaze as protestors run riot in Bengaluru.”
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Past tense for to act or move with great force or intensity
“We were now in mid-winter, July 15th, when the storms run riot over these two prominent head-lands of our globe.”
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Past tense for to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner
“A good teacher won't spend all their time allowing children to run riot in the classroom, but won't spend all their time shouting at them either.”
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Past tense for to revel or carouse in an extremely wild manner
“The mayor campaigns to ban the festival after thousands of revelers run riot and leave a sea of trash behind.”
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Past tense for to proliferate or spread uncontrollably
“The deacon was now fearful that the news would get out and run riot through the community.”
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Past tense for make a noisy disturbance
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Past tense for to become disobedient against authority
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Past tense for use too much
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Past tense for to express or describe in exaggerated terms
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Past tense for to develop or progress rapidly and successfully
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Past tense for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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