Amok sentence example

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  • The children were running amok when their teacher stepped away from the classroom.
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  • The typical amok of mass assault is usually the result of circumstances which render a Malay desperate.
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  • It's been said, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.
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  • Police officers from the neighboring city were called in to restore order after rioters ran amok in the streets.
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  • It was formerly believed that these violent outbursts were to be attributed to madness pure and simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.
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  • She does not let the kids have sugar after dinner because they would run amok at bedtime.
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  • Whe the robot started going amok and could not be controlled, the engineers realized they had made a terrible mistake in the programming.
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  • As the English phrase "running amok" implies, the syndrome is characterized by sudden outbursts of indiscriminate aggression or murderous rage that are completely unprovoked or that are triggered by trivial slights.
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  • With regard to gender, 80 percent of individuals diagnosed with IED in the United States are adolescent and adult males; amok is a syndrome that almost always involves males.
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  • Disciplinarian. I don't let them run amok and follow their feelings.
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  • The fans were described as running amok because they stopped traffic throughout the downtown area after their team won.
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  • Much has been written concerning the acts of homicidal mania called amuck (amok), which word in the vernacular means to attack.
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  • It was formerly believed that these outbursts were to be attributed to madness pur et simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.
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  • The typical amok is usually the result of circumstances which render a Malay desperate.
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  • Briefly, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.
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  • Over the past year, there have been a rash of young, beautiful and talented Hollywood starlets that have, for lack of a better phrase, run amok.
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  • The danger comes from madmen drunk on power, ancient beings awakened and running amok or other such catastrophic devices.
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  • One culturally specific psychiatric syndrome resembling IED is amok, which was first reported in Malaysia.
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  • Some researchers consider amok to be a variant of intermittent explosive disorder.
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