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rampant

adjective

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1 showing no signs of being under control
  • the mayor promised to put a stop to the rampant crime that plagued the city

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2 growing thickly and vigorously
  • try to avoid the patch of rampant poison ivy near the resting spot on the trail

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The first known use of rampant was in the 14th century

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“Rampant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rampant. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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