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Berserker vs. Berserk

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Berserkernoun

A berserk a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy.

Berserknoun

A crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy; a berserker.

Berserkernoun

One who fights as if frenzied, like a berserker.

Berserkadjective

Injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control.

Berserkernoun

(science fiction) A type of von Neumann probe whose mission is to exterminate alien lifeforms.

Berserkadjective

weird; strange

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Berserkernoun

one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury

Berserknoun

One of a class of legendary heroes, who fought frenzied by intoxicating liquors, and naked, regardless of wounds.

Berserker

In the Old Norse written corpus, berserker were those who were said to have fought in a trance-like fury, a characteristic which later gave rise to the modern English word berserk (meaning ). Berserkers are attested to in numerous Old Norse sources.

‘furiously violent or out of control’;

Berserknoun

One who fights as if frenzied, like a Berserker.

Berserkadjective

frenzied; crazed; usually in predicate position.

Berserknoun

one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury

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Berserkadjective

in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon;

‘the soldier was completely amuck’; ‘berserk with grief’; ‘a berserk worker smashing windows’;

Berserkadjective

out of control with anger or excitement; wild or frenzied

‘a man went berserk with an arsenal of guns’;

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