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fəˈroʊ ʃəsfe·ro·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savageadjective

    marked by extreme and violent energy

    "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

Wiktionary

  1. ferociousadjective

    Marked by extreme and violent energy.

    Etymology: From ferox, from ferus.

  2. ferociousadjective

    Extreme or intense.

    Etymology: From ferox, from ferus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ferociousadjective

    fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ferocious

    fe-rō′shus, adj. savage, fierce: cruel.—adv. Ferō′ciously.—ns. Ferō′ciousness; Feroc′ity, savage cruelty of disposition: untamed fierceness. [L. ferox, ferocis, wild—ferus, wild.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ferocious in a Sentence

  1. United States:

    If this United States administration always treats other countries, companies or individuals in a ferocious way, then no one would dare invest in the United States.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Fictitious friends called frienemies are more poisonous to a person than the ferocious or venomous animals around him or her.

  3. Jarrett Maupin:

    He was totally compliant, submissive even still not enough to save him from the ferocious violence of the police department.

  4. Fox News:

    Williams wrote about current and past racial tensions in America reflected through Walter Williams teenage years in a housing project in Northern Philadelphia. News of Walter Williams death promptedwords of grief from several prominent Republicans. Walter Williams was legendary, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, wrote. Walter Williams was brilliant, incisive, witty, and profound. I grew up reading Walter Williams, and Walter Williams was a ferocious defender of free markets and a powerful explainer of the virtues of Liberty.

  5. Jonathan Wachtel:

    As fighters, they have a reputation that goes back centuries of being ferocious and instilling fear among invading armies that tried and failed to crush them. So, you end up with Chechen characters in novels by Tolstoy and Pushkin, some of the great literary giants of Russian literature, and this fear of the Chechens fighter is not for nothing.

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