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rampancy

[ ram-puhn-see ]
/ ˈræm pən si /
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noun

a rampant condition or position.

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Origin of rampancy

First recorded in 1655–65; ramp(ant) + -ancy
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  • He was settling down to what he had made himself; no virtue could claim a share in the diminished rampancy of his vices.

    There and Back|George MacDonald
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