A*muck" (#), a. & adv. [Malay amoq furious.]

In a frenzied and reckless.

To run amuck, to rush out in a state of frenzy, as the Malays sometimes do under the influence of "bhang," and attack every one that comes in the way; to assail recklessly and indiscriminately.

Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run amuck, and tilt at all I meet. Pope.


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