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What is rampant corruption?
(of something bad) getting worse quickly and in an uncontrolled way: rampant corruption.
What type of word is rampant?
violent in action or spirit; raging; furious: a rampant leopard. growing luxuriantly, as weeds. in full sway; prevailing or unchecked: a rampant rumor.
What does run rampant mean?
Definition of run rampant : to be very common or to spread very quickly and in a way that is difficult to control Rumors of her engagement ran rampant.
What is the synonym of rampant?
uncontrolled, unrestrained, unchecked, unbridled, widespread, pandemic, epidemic, pervasive. out of control, out of hand, rife, spreading like wildfire. controlled, under control. 2’that first interested glance had been replaced by one of rampant dislike’
How do you use rampant in a sentence?
Rampant in a Sentence 🔉
- During the riots, crime was rampant in the streets.
- Diseases associated with contaminated water are rampant in the country of Haiti.
- Unfortunately, underage drinking is rampant in the college town.
- Sadly, the Internet has made it easier for the rampant spread of false information.
Which is the closest antonym for the word rampant?
antonyms for rampant
How do you use the word rampant?
Does rampant mean out of control?
Rampant means wild or out of control. Unruly children might run rampant at the supermarket, knocking cereal boxes off shelves and thoroughly annoying the customers.
: to cause (something) to be upside down : to turn (something) over. : to cause (someone) to fall down or be turned over. See the full definition for upend in the English Language Learners Dictionary. upend. verb.
What is the meaning of rampant poverty?
1 unrestrained or violent in behaviour, desire, opinions, etc. 2 growing or developing unchecked.
Is rampant and widespread same?
As adjectives the difference between rampant and widespread is that rampant is (originally) rearing on both hind legs with the forelegs extended while widespread is affecting a large area (eg the entire land or body); broad in extent; widely diffused.