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General Crossword Questions for “amuck”

  • Dirt sticks to one with no self-control

Encyclopedia

  • Duck Amuck is a surreal animated cartoon directed by Chuck Jones and produced by Warner Bros. Cartoons. Historians and fans consider Duck Amuck to be Daffy Duck's magnum opus, and What's Opera, Doc?. — “Duck Amuck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • amok is a state of mind characterised by uncontrolled, murderous violence by Malays in the South-East Asian region where affected individuals would suddenly snap and start killing everyone in sight, usually with a blade. It is the origin of the term Run Amuck. — “Amok (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Like the original cartoon short Duck Amuck, it involves an external entity (in this case the player) manipulating Daffy Duck's environment. In this game, you use a stylus to compete against Daffy Duck in various minigames with the goal of making him angry. — “Looney Tunes: Duck Amuck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "It was at this point, gentlemen, that enraged by the defection of seven of his former associates, and stung by the mocking voice that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run amuck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • So it was with the CASSANDRA, as brought us all safe home from Malabar, after England took the viceroy of the Indies; so it was with the old WALRUS, Flint's old ship, as I've seen amuck with the red blood and fit to sink with gold." — “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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