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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ri·ot v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rioted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rioting.]
 1. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess.
 Now he exact of all, wastes in delight,
 Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law.   --Daniel.
    No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.   --Pope.
 2. Law To disturb the peace; to raise an uproar or sedition. See Riot, n., 3.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 rioting
      n : a state of disorder involving group violence [syn: riot]