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1. Extending unchecked; unrestrained: a rampant growth of weeds in the neglected yard.
2. Occurring without restraint and frequently, widely, or menacingly; rife: a rampant epidemic; rampant corruption in city government.
a. Rearing on the hind legs.
b. Heraldry Rearing on the left hind leg with the forelegs elevated, the right above the left, and usually with the head in profile.
4. Architecture Springing from a support or an abutment that is higher at one side than at the other: a rampant arch.
In an unrestrained and often menacing manner: vandals running rampant in the city.

[Middle English rampaunt, from Old French rampant, present participle of ramper, to ramp; see ramp2.]

ram′pan·cy n.
ram′pant·ly adv.
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Adv.1.rampantly - in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here"
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Presently she laughed and showed him a small sketch of Jo in her scribbling suit, with the bow rampantly erect upon her cap, and issuing from her mouth the words, `Genius burns
Post-TRAIN signing, Two Moon and similar smuggled brands continued to be rampantly sold in Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pangasinan, Cebu, Batangas, Mindoro, Laguna, Mindoro, General Santos City and Zamboanga, to name a few.
But Enrile said that terrorist activities would run rampantly again if the government loses its grip on Mindanao.
Mr Mansoor said some 60 countries had banned asbestos fully or partially, yet Pakistan was among those countries where that material was being rampantly used.
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The source added, "This movement is spreading rampantly and pretty much all the nominated women and others attending are participating.
Beijing: In the country's rampantly growing shadow banking sector, China's central bank issued sweeping guidelines to tighten rules on asset management business, the latest step by Beijing to fend off systemic risks.
Ubia of the DPWH-Isabela Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-ISDEO) said that experimental use of pink-colored paint aims to call the attention of motorists, who normally ignore the conventional white edge markings and rampantly park along roads and sidewalks.
KARACHI -- Karachi Police seems to be helpless before son of a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader who is rampantly involved in gangster activities in the megapolis.
What we don't want is the TNCs violating the law rampantly and openly to the prejudice of the [drivers],' Delgra told reporters yesterday.
This bleakness is matched in the current administration with a cadre of Catholic, rampantly antiabortion advisers.
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