Rampant – flourishing and spreading unchecked
To remember the definition of the word rampant, use the following mnemonic:
The ramp was used by the ants (rampant) to spread unchecked into the street.
Examples of rampant in a sentence
Diseases associated with contaminated water are rampant in many poorer countries.
The rampant spread of false information has been made possible by the internet.
Crime was rampant in the deprived parts of the city.