What is another word for rampage?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈampe͡ɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Rampage is often used to describe violent and destructive behavior, but there are many other words that can be used interchangeably. These synonyms include havoc, mayhem, frenzy, turmoil, stampede, and rampage. Each word connotes a slightly different type of chaotic behavior. Havoc and mayhem both suggest widespread destruction and confusion. Frenzy and turmoil emphasize a frenzied or turbulent state of mind. Stampede suggests a sudden rush of activity. Choosing the right synonym depends on the specific context and tone of the language. Regardless of which word is used, all of these synonyms convey a sense of dangerous and out-of-control behavior.

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What are the opposite words for rampage?

Antonyms for "rampage" include words that convey peace, calmness, and restraint. Words such as "harmony," "tranquility," "calmness," "order," and "restraint" all represent the opposite of the chaos and destruction that define a rampage. Another antonym that can be used is "peacefulness," which implies an absence of violent behavior or turmoil. Finally, the word "discipline" can also be considered an antonym for rampage, referring to the ability to control one's actions and exhibit restraint when facing a challenging situation. By using these words when describing events or situations, it is possible to convey the opposite of a rampage and highlight the importance of peaceful resolution and rationality.

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Usage examples for Rampage

The sounds of the latter instruments resemble most the cries of a pugnacious conclave of tomcats on the rampage at midnight.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
And yet here was I going into a perfect rampage of rapture over a simple, unconventional communication from a lady whom I had known for less than a month and for whom I had no real feeling of sympathy whatever.
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon
Scouts and spies are on the rampage, and more or less excitement prevails everywhere.
"Three Years in the Federal Cavalry"
Willard Glazier

Famous quotes with Rampage

  • I've never heard of anybody smoking a joint and going on a rampage. It makes you lie around on the floor and look at the ceiling. What's wrong with that?
    Billy Bob Thornton
  • In any foreseeable future there are going to be thousands and thousands of people who detest and abominate Negroes, communists, Russians, Chinese, Jews, Catholics, beatniks, homosexuals, and "dope-fiends." These hatreds are not going to be healed, but only inflamed, by insulting those who feel them, and the abusive labels with which we plaster them—squares, fascists, rightists, know-nothings—may well become the proud badges and symbols around which they will rally and consolidate themselves. Nor will it do to confront the opposition in public with polite and nonviolent sit-ins and demonstrations, while boosting our collective ego by insulting them in private. If we want justice for minorities and cooled wars with our natural enemies, whether human or non-human, we must first come to terms with the minority and the enemy in ourselves and in our own hearts, for the rascal is there as much as anywhere in the "external" world—-especially when you realize that the world outside your skin is as much yourself as the world inside. For want of this awareness, no one can be more belligerent than a pacifist on the rampage, or more militantly nationalistic than an anti-imperialist.
    Alan Watts
  • ... Assad’s survival—if Saddam Hussein’s murderous rampage in 1991 is any indication—will without a shadow of a doubt translate into hundreds of thousands of Syrian dead, mostly butchered after his victory has been assured. The comparison comes to mind because the two Ba’thi regimes of Saddam Hussein and Bashar Assad bear an unmistakable resemblance—they are mirror images of one another, one might say. Both are minority dominated, single party regimes originating in the same quasi-fascist pan-Arab ideology built on the principle that any form of disagreement is an act of “betrayal” to the “revolution.”
    Kanan Makiya
  • Even Hitler is given a context by serious historians- the humiliation of the Treaty of Versailles and the failure of Weimar Germany- whereas rampage murderers, like slaves once before them, are portrayed as having killed without reason.
    Mark Ames

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