Sentence Examples

  • Disciplinarian. I don't let them run amok and follow their feelings.
  • Much has been written concerning the acts of homicidal mania called amuck (amok), which word in the vernacular means to attack.
  • It was formerly believed that these outbursts were to be attributed to madness pur et simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.
  • Briefly, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.
  • The typical amok is usually the result of circumstances which render a Malay desperate.

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