rampage, n. 1. violent behavior, uncontrollable temper, display of wild temper, wild commotion or disturbance or agitation, loss of control, amok, running amuck, going berserk.
2. fury, rage, frenzy, passion; furor, turmoil, upset. -v. 3. rage, storm, rave, rant, roar, carry on, tear about, lose control, display one's anger, vent one's rage,
rampageous, adj. violent, uncontrollable, wild, stormy, storming; raging, berserk, running amuck, uncurbed, unchecked, Inf. rip-roaring, rampaging, rampant; turbulent, tempestuous, frenzied, frantic, furious, mindless; fierce, savage, ferocious, unruly, out of control, riotous, disorderly, obstreperous, boisterous, rambunctious.
rampancy, n. excess, excessiveness, wild unrestraint, extravagance; predominance, proponderance, prevalence; profusion, superabundance, repletion, glut, saturation, rankness,
rampant, adj. 1. raging, furious, wild, frenzied, frantic, enraged, infuriated, Rare, infuriate; violent, storming, stormy, towering, turbulent, blustering, tumultuous, tempestuous; fierce, savage, ferocious; disorderly, unruly, ungovernable, outrageous, riotous, chaotic, uncontrollable, uproarious, out of hand, out of control; abandoned, excited.
2. predominant, predominating, regnant, dominant, in the ascendant, in full sway; prevailing, prevalent, widespread, pandemic, epidemic, besetting; unbridled, unchecked, unrestrained, sweeping, wholesale, indiscriminate; excessive, exceeding all bounds, wanton, rank, rife, running wild, far-ranging; profuse, lavish, extravagant, overabundant, copious, prodigal, luxuriant.
3. ramping, rearing, erect, up on the hind legs, bolt upright, raised, upraised, upreared, upright, upstanding; ascending, mounting.
rampart, n. embankment, earthwork, fieldwork, parados, gabion, glacis; fortification, breastwork, bulwark, defense, security, guard; barricade, contra-vallation, outwork, barbican, redan,
ramshackle, adj. rickety, shaky, jerry-built, unstable, unsubstantial, thrown together; falling to pieces, crumbled, crumbling; rundown, decrepit, infirm, tottering, nodding to its fall; tumbledown, dilapidated, broken-down, in ruins, derelict, gone to wrack and ruin; the worse for wear, neglected, out of repair,
rancid, adj. rank, stinking, evil-smelling, malodorous, reeking, reeking to high heaven, fetid, noxious, Sl. yechy; pungent, offensive, foul, noisome, mephitic; putrid, miasmic, rotten; gamy, ripe, high, turned, sour, stale, musty, Brit. Inf. frowsty, fusty,
rancor, n. resentment, ill will, malice, spite, venom, malevolence, malignity, vindictiveness; hatred, hate, abhorrence, distaste, abomination; animosity, animus, aversion, antipathy, antagonism, enmity, hostility; irritation, dudgeon, indignation, fury, anger, pique; bitterness, acrimony.
rancorous, adj. resentful, spiteful, venomous; malicious, malignant, maleficent, malevolent, hateful; vindictive, unforgiving, vengeful, revengeful, retaliatory, out to get [s.o.]; mean, cruel, ruthless, pitiless, merciless, remorseless, implacable; bitter, acrimonious, virulent.
random, adj. 1. haphazard, casual, arbitrary, hit-or-miss, desultory; chance, fortuitous, serendipitous, aleatory, Inf. fluky; careless, slapdash, willy-nilly, thrown or slapped together, Inf. scratch; unarranged, unsystematic, unmethodical, disorganized, orderless, unordered, irregular; unplanned, unconsidered, undesigned, unpremeditated, uncalculated, aimless; stray, incidental, accidental, sporadic, occasional, contingent, adventitious.