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amok

adverb
variants: or amuck

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The first known use of amok was in 1665

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“Amok.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amok. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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