amuck(redirected from amuckly)
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adv. & adj.
Variant of amok.
a variant of amok
1. mad with murderous frenzy.n.
3. run or go amuck or amok,Idiom.
a. to rush about in a murderous frenzy.
b. to go or rush about wildly; be out of control.
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|Adj.||1.||amuck - frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"|
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
|Adv.||1.||amuck - wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit"|
|2.||amuck - in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"|