be on a rampage

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be on a rampage

To be causing great destruction, disruption, or chaos; to be behaving very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces were on a rampage in the holy city. Our teacher was on a rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
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References in classic literature ?
In the forest of the table-land a mile back from the ocean old Kerchak the Ape was on a rampage of rage among his people.
Speed kills in high school football, and San Fernando was on a rampage in 1974, winning their first of two consecutive City championships.