noun see rampage II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rampageousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being rampageous his rampageousness on finding himself in a frontier township after months of hard and dangerous work Times Literary Supplement * * * rampāˈgeousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑rampage …   Useful english dictionary

  • rampageousness — ram·pa·geous·ness …   English syllables

  • rampage — I. intransitive verb (rampaged; rampaging) Etymology: Scots Date: 1808 to rush wildly about II. noun Date: 1861 a course of violent, riotous, or reckless action or behavior • rampageous adjective • rampageously …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rampageous — rampageously, adv. rampageousness, n. /ram pay jeuhs/, adj. violent; unruly; boisterous. [1815 25; RAMPAGE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rampageous — /ræmˈpeɪdʒəs/ (say ram payjuhs) adjective violent; unruly; boisterous. –rampageousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • rampage — or [ram′pāj΄; ] for v., also [ ram pāj′] vi. rampaged, rampaging [orig. Scot & North Eng dial., prob. < RAMP2] to rush violently or wildly about; rage n. an outbreak of violent, raging behavior: chiefly in on the (or a) rampage rampageous adj …   English World dictionary

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