What is another word for running riot?

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Present participle for run wild
“Hence why a good teacher wont spend all their time allowing children to run riot in the classroom but wont spend all their time shouting at them either.”
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Present participle for proliferate or spread uncontrollably
“Sex and religion run riot through the lyrical imagery - paired up like a hilariously mismatched sitcom couple once again.”
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Present participle for to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner
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Present participle for take part in a violent public disturbance
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Present participle for grow or develop without restraint or discipline
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Present participle for use too much
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Present participle for to express or describe in exaggerated terms
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Present participle for to develop or progress rapidly and successfully
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Present participle for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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