Did you possibly mean berserk?
- n. A crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy.
- adj. Injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control.
- Old Norse berserkr (Icelandic berserkur), probably from bjǫrn ‘bear’ + serkr ‘coat’. (Wiktionary)
“Moreover, the word "amok" has anthropological grounding with various accounts of lonely, frustrated and disturbed men who have suffered loss going beserk, running amok (a Malay word) and randomly killing people (see Steven Pinker How The Mind Works, 1997).”
“The entire population of this country needs to be educated and to understand that they can be part of the solution, and that their greedy, self-centered behavior in insisting on driving everywhere in gas-guzzling vehicles, eating huge quantities of meat, and participating in a consumer society gone beserk is one of the main causes of global warming.”
“It was afterwards alleged by the IFP that policemen involved had gone "beserk", had acted "excessively and regarded the lives of black Africans as cheap".”
“He denied members had gone "beserk" as alleged by the IFP, adding that members were merely exercising their right to self defence.”
“An unnamed friend of Goldsmith told the newspaper that Blair went "beserk" when he received the letter because it undermined his case for war.”
“Watch Charlie Rose goes beserk defending snarky Maureen Dawd from this interview with David Denby who was promoting his new book called Snark.”
“Lost in Space "The Keeper" ship and Smith going beserk.”
“Pre-70s Sci-fi Pictorial: Lost in Space "The Keeper" ship and Smith going beserk. skip to main | skip to sidebar”
“Why does the left go utterly beserk about this question?”
“The blogosphere went beserk after hearing lead single Bollywood, claiming this once intelligent songwriter is now mimicking MIA.”
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