(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. brawl, uprising; disorder, row, fracas, uproar, tumult. See disobedience, violence.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. confusion, uproar, tumult, public disturbance; see disorder 2 , disturbance 2 , protest .
run riot,
Syn. run wild, run amok, revolt, riot; see rebel 1 .
Syn. revolt, stir up trouble, fight in the streets; see rebel 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. uprising disorder, outburst, demonstration, anarchy, uproar, protest, melee, commotion, turbulence, ruckus, rebellion, revolt, insurgence, donnybrook, free-for-all, distemper, civil unrest.
2. something hilarious *scream, *laugh-a-minute, panic, howl.
ANT.: 1. peace, order
rise up, erupt, demonstrate, protest, raise a ruckus, *rumble, rebel, revolt, engage in a free-for-all, go on the rampage, engage in civil disobedience.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior: affray, brawl, broil2, donnybrook, fray, free-for-all, melee, row2, ruction, tumult. Informal: fracas. Slang: rumble. See ATTACK. 2. Slang. Something or someone uproariously funny or absurd: absurdity. Informal: hoot, joke, laugh, scream. Slang: gas, howl, panic. Idiom: a laugh a minute. See LAUGHTER. II verb To behave riotously: carouse, frolic, revel, roister. Informal: hell (around). Idioms: blow off steam, cut loose, kick over the traces, kick up one's heels, let go, let loose, make merry, make whoopee, paint the town red, raise Cain (or the devil or hell), whoop it up. See RESTRAINT.

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