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riot

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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Disorder: P. and V. ἀκοσμία, ἡ, θόρυβος, ὁ, P. ταραχή, ἡ, V. ταραγμός, ὁ, τάραγμα, τό. Rising of the populace: use P. and V. στάσις, ἡ. Revelry: P. and V. κῶμος, ὁ, Ar. and P. εὐωχία, ἡ; see revelry. Run riot: see under v. v. intrans. Be disorderly: P. and V. ἀκοσμεῖν. Run riot, go to excess: P. and V. ὑπερβάλλειν, V. ἐκτρέχειν. Revel: P. and V. κωμάζειν, εὐωχεῖσθαι (Eur., Cycl.); see revel. Wanton: P. and V. ὑβρίζειν, V. χλίειν, Ar. and V. χλιδᾶν. Nor were the halls of Menelaus enough for your wantonness to riot in: V. οὐδʼ ἦν ἱκανά σοι τὰ Μενέλεω μέλαθρα ταῖς σαῖς ἐγκαθυβρίζειν τρυφαῖς (Eur., Tro. 996). Rise against the government: Ar. and P. στασιάζειν.