2. [syn: amok, amuck, murderously]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Murderous \Mur"der*ous\, a.
Of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing,
murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder;
bloody; sanguinary; as, the murderous king; murderous rapine;
murderous intent; a murderous assault. "Murderous coward."
--Shak. -- Mur"der*ous*ly, adv.
Syn: Bloody; sanguinary; bloodguilty; bloodthirsty; fell;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: as if bent on murder; "the huge dog bore down on them
with bared fangs and barking murderously"
2: in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing
sticks and bottles and stones" [syn: amok, amuck,