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  • adv. In a rampant manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a rampant manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a rampant manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an uncontrolled and rampant manner

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Examples

  • As usual, Country purists will be appalled at the rampant commercialism of Let it Go, but I’ve always taken an ungodly pleasure in rampantly commercial country music, and have always hated those artists so beloved of the Country purists (Waylon and Willie and Whoever).

    Tim McGraw Lets it Go « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • And anyway people will begin parking rampantly and everywhere, middle of the streets and everywhere, and there will be chaos.

    The Works

  • The authors fret over unacknowledged bad loans piling up within the system which implies leaders have been rampantly misallocating capital, and they estimate total public debt of about 76% of GDP, a very high figure for a developing country.

    Raising the Red Flag on Red Capitalism

  • We, as a nation, have become fat, lazy, and greedy; not to mention rampantly impure and Godless.

    Portrait in Blue, by Gabriel Nicolet, 1856-1921

  • Pensions gone, savings gone, heath care benefits gone, government rampantly corrupt, unprosecuted corporate fraud common, oil spills, mountaintops removed, miners killed ... a terrible, terrible list of bad results that just goes on and on and on and on and on...

    Dave Johnson: Republicans Announce Jobs Plan -- This Time It's Different

  • • Last year: Leaked US cables describe Russia as "a rampantly corrupt, autocratic kleptocracy" run by a leader "amassing a massive secret fortune" in a "mafia state" based on "personal enrichment, protection for gangsters, extortion and kickbacks, suitcases full of money, a parallel tax system and bribery".

    Said & Done | David Hills

  • We did not hear a worthy word about the repubs 'rotten rhetoric on private healthcare which has been rampantly rancid so far.

    Conservative: Dems looking 'schizophrenic' on reform

  • Because what'll happen, if I'm any indication, is that they might rampantly get into the franchise, devour lots of Star Trek stuff ... faster than it's being produced.

    Reader Challenge: Is A Successful Star Trek Reboot Good For Science Fiction?

  • In this orgy, in the flat on the top floor of the building in Plaza Real, the twenty of us were very quickly and rampantly naked.

    The Empty Family

  • "These statistics tell the tale of an industry that is rampantly misusing antibiotics in an attempt to cover up filthy, unsanitary living conditions among animals," said Ms. Slaughter.

    Antibiotics in Livestock Feed Raises Concerns

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