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rampant

(of an arch) having one abutment higher than the other
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I 'm not a 'rampant woman's rights reformer,'" added Miss Mills, with a smile at Polly's sober face; "but I think that women can do a great deal for each other, if they will only stop fearing what 'people will think,' and take a hearty interest in whatever is going to fit their sisters and themselves to deserve and enjoy the rights God gave them.
Another man looked out of his eyes--a man whose thoughts were of violence and hatred; a man to whom there was no good in anything, and who had become an ardent protagonist of the evil that was rampant aud universal.
I give you my honour it was rampant in that old house last night, though out of doors there was a dead calm.
He did his best and did it manfully, but I don't think he found that a pair of rampant boys, a pipe, or even the divine Plato, were very satisfactory substitutes for wife and child at home.
The growth of the garden seemed to have got quite out of bounds; the weeds had taken advantage of Phoebe's absence, and the long-continued rain, to run rampant over the flowers and kitchen-vegetables.
Other child abuse cases reported to be rampant in the three counties are abduction, early forced marriages and physical assault.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 14 (ANI): Congres Rajya Sabha lawmaker Pradeep Bhattacharya on Sunday alleged that illegal coal mining is rampant in various parts of TMC-ruled West Bengal and added that he will raise the issue in Parliament.
Rampant illegal parking in the city has provoked the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) to recommend the increase of penalty for illegal parking from a measly P500 to P5,000.
'Early screening and testing can help in treatment of the deadly disease that is rampant in Garissa and other counties in ASAL area,' Omar said in a statement.
At least 50 members and leaders of Lumad youth groups staged a protest on Monday to condemn the martial law rule in Mindanao and allegations of rampant recruitment of communist rebels in their area.
The sale of smuggled oil and diesel from Iran is said to be rampant in parts of the country.
LAGOS:A Nigerian court sentenced a university lecturer to jail after he demanded sex from a female student to boost her marks in a landmark ruling designed to address "rampant" sexual harassment on campuses.