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AMOK

an episode of sudden mass assault against people or objects usually by a single individual following a period of brooding that has traditionally been regarded as occurring especially in Malaysian culture but is now increasingly viewed as psychopathological behavior occurring worldwide in numerous countries and cultures

The meaning of the word amok is an episode of sudden mass assault against people or objects usually by a single individual following a period of brooding that has traditionally been regarded as occurring especially in Malaysian culture but is now increasingly viewed as psychopathological behavior occurring worldwide in numerous countries and cultures.

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WordMeaning
subsumeto include or place within something larger or more comprehensive : encompass as a subordinate or component element
forensicbelonging to, used in, or suitable to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate
quellto thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission or passivity
dabbleto work or involve oneself superficially or intermittently especially in a secondary activity or interest
discloseto make known or public
distraitapprehensively divided or withdrawn in attention : distracted
gallbrazen boldness coupled with impudent assurance and insolence
mutterto utter sounds or words indistinctly or with a low voice and with the lips partly closed
prudea person who is excessively or priggishly attentive to propriety or decorum
healthyenjoying good health