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violently or destructively frenzied; wild; crazed; deranged: He suddenly went berserk.
(sometimes cap.) Scand. Legend. Also,ber•serk'er.an ancient Norse warrior who fought with frenzied rage in battle, possibly induced by eating hallucinogenic mushrooms.
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