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run ram·pant

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  1. run rampantverb

    To go unchecked or without control; to be wild or excessive.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of run rampant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of run rampant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of run rampant in a Sentence

  1. Norm Eisen:

    Its illegality run rampant.

  2. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum:

    By taking in persecuted Christians, Jews, and moderate Muslims, we are complicit in helping ISIS accomplish their goal of establishing an Islamic caliphate, without Christians, Jews, or moderate Muslims in the region, radical Islam will be allowed to run rampant.

  3. Alexandra Tananbaum:

    People just get very anxious when there's so much up in the air and out of control, especially on a college campus in the city where germs run rampant.


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