- s frenzied as if possessed by a demon
the soldier was completely amuck
- r wildly; without self-control
when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit
- r in a murderous frenzy
rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones
- The novel's first half is a controlled tram trip through this high-tech zoo, the second half a terror- filled obstacle course strewn with dinosaurs amuck: swooping pterodactyls .
- Instead, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, a leading sentencing reform organization, pushed Clinton to help correct what it called sentences run amuck.
- Regulation run amuck unleashes a congressional revolt The usually somnolent annual congressional review of the Federal Trade Commission this year has resembled a West.
- Barack Obama in Register
President Obama describes it as "an example of the procurement process gone amuck" and said "we're going to have to fix it".
- Chris Shays in Danbury News Times
Abu Ghraib was about a military unit run amuck. With proper oversight the abuses would have been easy to correct, and been corrected, without a lot of fanfare or publicity,Shays said.
- Federico Pena in Boston Globe (registration)
For the last eight years, John McCain and his Bush-Republican allies in Congress have promoted the deregulation policies that let corporations run amuck at the expense of working Latino families and all Americans,said Federico PeÃ±a, the...