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riot  /rat/  v. [I] to act as part of a group in a violent or dangerous way, esp. against power: People rioted and ran through the streets breaking windows. -n. rioter.
n. 1 [C] an act of rioting, violent behavior by a large group: The riot caused a lot of damage to the citys shopping area. 2 infrml.sing.fig. a person or thing that is very funny: That movie was a riot! I laughed a lot!

Thesaurus: riot v. to revolt, rebel. n. 1 an uprising, disorder, melee. riot

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