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

  Ramp \Ramp\, n.
     1. A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.
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              The bold Ascalonite
              Fled from his lion ramp.              --Milton.
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     2. A highwayman; a robber. [Prov. Eng.]
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     3. A romping woman; a prostitute. [Obs.] --Lyly.
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     4. [F. rampe.] (Arch.)
        (a) Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional
            one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase.
        (b) A short bend, slope, or curve, where a hand rail or
            cap changes its direction.
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     5. [F. rampe.] (Fort.) An inclined plane serving as a
        communication between different interior levels.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ramp \Ramp\ (r[a^]mp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ramped (r[a^]mt;
     215); p. pr. & vb. n. Ramping.] [F. ramper to creep, OF.,
     to climb; of German origin; cf. G. raffen to snatch, LG. & D.
     rapen. See Rap to snatch, and cf. Romp.]
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     1. To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to
        become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.
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     2. To move by leaps, or as by leaps; hence, to move swiftly
        or with violence.
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              Their bridles they would champ,
              And trampling the fine element would fiercely ramp.
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     3. To climb, as a plant; to creep up.
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              With claspers and tendrils, they [plants] catch
              hold, . . . and so ramping upon trees, they mount up
              to a great height.                    --Ray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an inclined surface connecting two levels [syn: ramp,
      2: North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish
         flowers [syn: ramp, wild leek, Allium tricoccum]
      3: a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an
      v 1: behave violently, as if in state of a great anger [syn:
           ramp, rage, storm]
      2: furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"
      3: be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"
      4: creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over
         the wall"
      5: stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  223 Moby Thesaurus words for "ramp":
     acclivity, arise, ascent, assault, attack, back stairs,
     ballot-box stuffing, bank, barbarize, batter, be angry,
     be excitable, beat, beguile of, bellow, bevel, bezel, bilk,
     blow a gasket, blow up, bob, bounce, bristle, brutalize, bunco,
     burn, butcher, caper, capriole, caracole, cardsharping, carry on,
     catch fire, catch the infection, cavort, cheat, cheating, chisel,
     chouse, chouse out of, chute, clamber, clamber up, climb,
     climb over, climb up, cock up, cog, cog the dice, come apart,
     companion, companionway, con, cozen, cozenage, crib, curvet,
     cut a dido, cut capers, declivity, defraud, descent, destroy,
     diddle, diddling, dip, dishonesty, do in, do out of, dodge,
     easy slope, escalade, escalier, euchre, excite easily, explode,
     finagle, fire escape, fire up, fishy transaction, flam, flame up,
     flare up, flash up, fleam, fleece, flight of steps, flimflam, flip,
     flounce, fob, fraud, fraudulence, fraudulency, frisk, fudge,
     gambado, gambol, gentle slope, gerrymandering, get excited, get up,
     glacis, go into hysterics, go on, gouge, grade, gradient, graft,
     grift, gull, gyp, gyp joint, hammer, hanging gardens, have,
     have a tantrum, helicline, hocus, hocus-pocus, illicit business,
     imposition, imposture, inclination, incline, inclined plane,
     jump about, jump up, landing, landing stage, launching ramp,
     lay waste, loot, maul, mount, mug, mulct, pack the deal, perron,
     pigeon, pillage, pitch, practice fraud upon, prance, racket, rage,
     rampage, rant, rant and rave, rape, rave, rear, rear up, riot,
     rise, rise up, roar, romp, rook, ruin, run a temperature, sack,
     savage, scale, scale the heights, scam, scarp, scrabble up,
     scramble up, screw, seethe, sell gold bricks, shave,
     shelving beach, shin, shin up, shinny, shortchange, side,
     sit bolt upright, sit up, skip, slaughter, slope, smolder,
     sow chaos, spiral staircase, stack the cards, staircase, stairs,
     stairway, stand up, steep slope, stepping-stones, steps, stick,
     stick up, stiff climb, stile, sting, storm, struggle up, surmount,
     swindle, take a dive, take fire, talus, tear, tear around,
     terrorize, thimblerig, throw a fight, treads and risers, trip,
     turn a hair, upclimb, upheave, uprear, uprise, vandalize,
     victimize, violate, wreck

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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