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rampant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rampant

  1. 1 showing no signs of being under control <the mayor promised to put a stop to the rampant crime that plagued the city> Synonyms abandoned, intemperate, raw, runaway, unbounded, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unhampered, unhindered, unrestrained Related Words uncontrollable, ungovernable; barbaric, hog wild, riotous, uninhibited, wild Near Antonyms moderate, tempered Antonyms bridled, checked, constrained, controlled, curbed, governed, hampered, hindered, restrained, temperate

  2. 2 growing thickly and vigorously <try to avoid the patch of rampant poison ivy near the resting spot on the trail> Synonyms lush, luxuriant, prosperous, rank, weedyRelated Words lavish, profuse; overgrown, overrun, verdant; close, dense, tangled, thickNear Antonyms dormant; blighted, stuntedAntonyms sparse





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