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  • v. to go unchecked, to be out of control


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  • A diesel tug run wild in the harbor while the crew was below and shoved in the port bow of the luck-shury liner S.S. Placentia.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • I saw sheep with fleeces of long twisted wool and long woolly tails, and also very agile animals with horns like he-goats: these were as big as calves; others were the size of the horses which run wild on our moors at home.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • WIT UH J1URM stream, and splashed cool water over her brow and cheeks, trying to find the face of the girl who used to run wild through her family‚Äôs orchards.

    Wit'ch Storm

  • During the intermediate period the two boys were allowed to run wild about the grounds, and to associate with the servants; they saw their mother once a day for about a quarter of an hour, whilst she was taking her chocolate in the morning, when they were enjoined to sit very still and make no noise; their own meals they always took in the servants 'hall, though there was an obsolete standing order, never complied with, that they were to eat with La Noix in her own sitting-room.

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives


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  • to behave without restraint

    April 19, 2009