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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: , present participle of ramper 'to climb, crawl'

rampant

adjective
     
Related topics: Plants
ram‧pant
1 if something bad, such as crime or disease, is rampant, there is a lot of it and it is very difficult to control [↪ rife, widespread]:
Pickpocketing is rampant in the downtown area.
2HBP a plant that is rampant grows and spreads quickly, in a way that is difficult to control
rampantly adverb

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