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 for Rampant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rampant \Ramp"ant\ (r[a^]mp"ant), a. [F., p. pr. of ramper to
     creep. See Ramp, v.]
     1. Ramping; leaping; springing; rearing upon the hind legs;
        hence, raging; furious.
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              The fierce lion in his kind
              Which goeth rampant after his prey.   --Gower.
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              [The] lion . . . rampant shakes his brinded mane.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Ascending; climbing; rank in growth; exuberant.
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              The rampant stalk is of unusual altitude. --I.
                                                    Taylor.
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     3. (Her.) Rising with fore paws in the air as if attacking;
        -- said of a beast of prey, especially a lion. The right
        fore leg and right hind leg should be raised higher than
        the left.
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     Rampant arch.
        (a) An arch which has one abutment higher than the other.
        (b) Same as Rampant vault, below.
  
     Rampant gardant (Her.), rampant, but with the face turned
        to the front.
  
     Rampant regardant, rampant, but looking backward.
  
     Rampant vault (Arch.), a continuous wagon vault, or cradle
        vault, whose two abutments are located on an inclined
        plane, such as the vault supporting a stairway, or forming
        the ceiling of a stairway.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rampant
      adj 1: unrestrained and violent; "rampant aggression"
      2: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head
         usually in profile; "a lion rampant" [syn: rampant(ip),
         rearing]
      3: (of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth; "a rampant
         growth of weeds"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  194 Moby Thesaurus words for "rampant":
     abandoned, abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample,
     anabatic, aplenty, ascendant, ascending, ascensional, ascensive,
     average, besetting, bolt upright, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful,
     climbing, common, copious, current, diffuse, disobedient,
     disorderly, dominant, downright, effuse, elevated, epidemic, erect,
     everywhere, exalted, excessive, exhaustless, extravagant,
     exuberant, fat, fertile, flourishing, flush, frenzied, full,
     galore, generous, go-go, headstrong, heady, high, immoderate,
     in control, in plenty, in quantity, in the ascendant, incontinent,
     indiscriminate, indulgent, inexhaustible, inordinate,
     insubordinate, intemperate, irrepressible, irresponsible, lavish,
     lawless, lax, leaping, liberal, licentious, lifted, lofty, loose,
     luxuriant, many, maximal, mounting, much, mutinous, nonrestrictive,
     normal, numerous, obstreperous, on stilts, opulent, ordinary,
     out of control, out of hand, overflowing, pandemic, permissive,
     plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, popular, predominant,
     predominating, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive,
     profuse, profusive, raised, rank, rearing, regnant, reigning,
     reinless, replete, revolutionary, rich, rife, riotous, rising,
     routine, ruling, running, running over, running wild, saltatory,
     scandent, scansorial, self-willed, skyrocketing, spiraling,
     springing, stand-up, standard, standing up, stereotyped, stilted,
     sublime, superabundant, teeming, terrorist, unaccountable,
     unbounded, unbridled, unchecked, uncoerced, uncompelled,
     unconstrained, uncontrollable, uncontrolled, uncurbed,
     undisciplined, unforced, ungoverned, uninhibited, unmastered,
     unmeasured, unmuzzled, unreined, unrepressed, unreserved,
     unrestrained, unrestrictive, unruly, unsubdued, unsuppressed,
     uparching, upcast, upcoming, upended, upflung, upgoing, upgrade,
     uphill, uphillward, uplifted, upraised, upreared, upright,
     uprising, upsloping, upstanding, upthrown, upward, upwith, usual,
     vertical, violent, wanton, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished,
     well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, widespread, wild, wildcat,
     willful
  
  

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