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Extreme ReactionPlay
Use 'berserk' to describe a very extreme and often violent reaction to something. SlideShe went berserk when her favorite vase was shattered.
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Informal TonePlay
'Berserk' is common in casual, conversational settings rather than formal writing. SlideIf my brother eats my cake, I'll go berserk!
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Negative ImplicationPlay
'Berserk' implies a loss of control and is usually seen in a negative light. SlideThe manager went berserk during the meeting, which was unsettling.