amuck /-ˈmək/ 名詞
A·muck a. & adv. In a frenzied and reckless manner.
To run amuck, to rush out in a state of frenzy, as the Malays sometimes do under the influence of “bhang,” and attack every one that comes in the way; to assail recklessly and indiscriminately.
Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet
To run amuck, and tilt at all I meet. --Pope.
adj : in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon; "the
soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a
berserk worker smashing windows" [syn: amok, berserk,
demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)]
adv 1: wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught
fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit" [syn: amok]
2: in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing
sticks and bottles and stones" [syn: amok, murderously]