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English citations of beserk
- Injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control
- 1949, Kenneth Douglas, Blanchot and Sartre, in Yale French Studies, No. 3
- But after a pretty run of caroms, the lady, shifting her grip on the cue, in a beserk attack brought down its weighted butt on Sartre’s skull.
- 1987, Marc Blecher, Pacific Affairs, Vol. 60, No. 3
- When social science is able to confidently explain why governments sometimes go beserk, much that is novel and important to understand will be added to our disciplined inventory of knowledge