ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)
marked by extreme and violent energy
"a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
Marked by extreme and violent energy.
Extreme or intense.
Origin: From ferox, from ferus.
fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of ferocious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ferocious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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The public is a ferocious beast -- one must either chain it up or flee from it.
I would not want to be someone who's on the receiving end of Jeb Bush's competitiveness. It's ferocious when it needs to be.
These high turnover issues increase the possibility that when U.S.-led forces leave Afghanistan for good, whenever that is, they will be leaving Afghan forces unable to fend off a still-ferocious insurgency.
Boats washed ashore, houses without roofs, windows smashed in, trees snapped in half, gum trees torn out of the ground and those that do remain standing, are bare and lifeless, the wind gusts were so ferocious, they sounded like freight trains passing by. The concrete walls were shaking non-stop all day.
The new Nigerian president will have to fight Boko Haram because the group cannot be dealt with any other way, boko Haram has even alienated fellow Islamists who believe in Sharia governance. That doesn't mean that these Islamists opposed to Boko Haram are moderates; just that they are less ferocious than Boko Haram.
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