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Rampant

Ramp´ant   Pronunciation: rămp´ant
a.1.Ramping; leaping; springing; rearing upon the hind legs; hence, raging; furious.
[The] lion . . . rampant shakes his brinded mane.
- Milton.
2.Ascending; climbing; rank in growth; exuberant.
The rampant stalk is of unusual altitude.
- I. Taylor.
3.(Her.) Rising with fore paws in the air as if attacking; - said of a beast of prey, especially a lion. The right fore leg and right hind leg should be raised higher than the left.
Rampant arch
a - An arch which has one abutment higher than the other
b - Same as Rampant vault, below.
Rampant gardant
(Her.) rampant, but with the face turned to the front.
Rampant regardant
rampant, but looking backward.
Rampant vault
(Arch.) a continuous wagon vault, or cradle vault, whose two abutments are located on an inclined plane, such as the vault supporting a stairway, or forming the ceiling of a stairway.
Adj.1.rampant - unrestrained and violent; "rampant aggression"
2.rampant - rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant"
Synonyms: rearing
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