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berserkers

ancient Norse warriors; assumed attributes of bears in battle. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 137]
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Dylan Sprayberry expects Liam to have a love interest in "Teen Wolf" Season 5 since his character became busy with his transition, lacrosse and the Berserkers in the previous season.
Eomer takes on aspects of the berserker, laughing at despair and in the face of death and fighting beyond normal human limitations.
Sitting there before him with a towel round her waist but her breasts bare there, he could feel the berserker force rising in him, in his genitals, compelling, demanding, urgent.
From the battle of Stamford Bridge, where Harald Hardrada tried to seize the English throne, to the funeral pyre of a Viking berserker, Sky is transported back in time to relive these events himself.
Ohnesorge recalls, "I know that by the time I was 11 or 12, whenever Wolverine was shirtless--or naked, because he went crazy and tore off all his clothes in a berserker rage--I remember those panels very well.
Even so, they haven't bragged about their globe-building for fear of reawakening the other half of the American psyche, our berserker nativism.
The Hebridean Brewing Company on Stornoway will supply the supermarket giant with their brews Berserker and Islander Strong Ale.
Other times the superhero is a perfectly ordinary Joe, like Charles Bronson or Rambo, who rise in sacred rage, like Viking berserker after an encounter with evil.
ACESCENCE, BEEVEEDEE *, BERSERKER *, CANUANGAN (Philippines), DESGESTES, FERWERDER en Blijaer Kleilandspolder is a polder in the Netherlands, GYUSYULYU (Azerbaijan), HERBERGER *, JOUCOULOU (ravine in Haiti), KUKLUKTUK (Hodge), LESNESSES (WW85204 w3), MANGANJAN, MANGANOAN, NANPANTAN (in Leicestershire), PERVERSER *, PERVERTER *, RIAKIANIA (Kenya), SIEMIENIE (Poland), TANZANIAN, TENDENZEN (w2), VOUTOUFOU (Greece), WARPAREAR (an island in Indonesia), Morne XANGANZAN (a mountain in Haiti), YOULOUGOU (China), ZOUGOUNOU (Ivory Coast).
He is one of Britain's greatest exponents of the squeezebox family as well as being a writer of quirky songs - and he has just released the new solo album Mazurka Berserker.
However, in Hamlet the comic intensifies the tragic: either it underscores it, as the comic becomes sardonic, or is the last resort, a berserker buffoonery and gay hysteria, left to the tragic extremis.