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Rage vs. Berserk

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Ragenoun

Violent uncontrolled anger.

Berserknoun

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

Ragenoun

A current fashion or fad.

‘Miniskirts were all the rage back then.’;

Berserkadjective

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

Ragenoun

(obsolete) Any vehement passion.

Berserkadjective

weird; strange

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Rageverb

(intransitive) To act or speak in heightened anger.

Berserknoun

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

Rageverb

(intransitive) To move with great violence, as a storm etc.

Berserknoun

One who fights as if frenzied, like a Berserker.

Rageverb

(obsolete) To enrage.

Berserkadjective

frenzied; crazed; usually in predicate position.

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Ragenoun

Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.

‘He appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of broken meat.’; ‘Convulsed with a rage of grief.’;

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

Ragenoun

Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury.

‘torment, and loud lament, and furious rage.’;

Berserkadjective

in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon;

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

Ragenoun

A violent or raging wind.

Berserkadjective

out of control with anger or excitement; wild or frenzied

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

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Ragenoun

The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage.

Rageverb

To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.

‘When one so great begins to rage, he is huntedEven to falling.’; ‘Rage, rage against the dying of the lightDo not go gentle into that good night.’;

Rageverb

To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.

‘Why do the heathen rage?’; ‘The madding wheelsOf brazen chariots raged; dire was the noise.’;

Rageverb

To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.

Rageverb

To toy or act wantonly; to sport.

Rageverb

To enrage.

Ragenoun

a feeling of intense anger;

‘hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’; ‘his face turned red with rage’;

Ragenoun

a state of extreme anger;

‘she fell into a rage and refused to answer’;

Ragenoun

something that is desired intensely;

‘his rage for fame destroyed him’;

Ragenoun

violent state of the elements;

‘the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks’;

Ragenoun

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal;

‘he always follows the latest fads’; ‘it was all the rage that season’;

Rageverb

behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

Rageverb

be violent; as of fires and storms

Rageverb

feel intense anger;

‘Rage against the dying of the light!’;

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