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Definitions for fierce
fɪərsfierce

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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"

  2. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happyadjective

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

  3. cutthroat, fierce, bowellessadjective

    ruthless in competition

    "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"

  4. boisterous, fierce, roughadjective

    violently agitated and turbulent

    "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

Wiktionary

  1. fierceadjective

    Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.

    A fierce storm battered the coast.

  2. fierceadjective

    Resolute or strenuously active.

    We made a fierce attempt to escape.

  3. fierceadjective

    Threatening in appearance or demeanor.

    The lion gave a fierce roar.

  4. fierceadjective

    very, excellent.

  5. fierceadjective

    Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.

    Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fierce

    furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous; as, a fierce wind

  2. Fierce

    vehement in anger or cruelty; ready or eager to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire terror; ferocious

  3. Fierce

    excessively earnest, eager, or ardent

Freebase

  1. Fierce

    Fierce was a three-piece, all girl R&B group from the United Kingdom. They were signed to Colin Lester's and Ian McAndrew's Wildstar Records, and scored four hit singles on the UK Singles Chart in 1999 and 2000. The biggest of the hits, "Sweet Love 2K", was a cover of the Anita Baker song "Sweet Love".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fierce

    fērs, adj. ferocious: violent: angry.—adv. Fierce′ly.—n. Fierce′ness. [O. Fr. fers (Fr. fier)—L. ferus, wild, savage.]

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    Song lyrics by fierce -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by fierce on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fierce' in Adjectives Frequency: #689

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fierce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fierce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fierce in a Sentence

  1. John Calhoun:

    The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.

  2. Steven Mnuchin:

    She is a fierce advocate for effectively leveraging our powerful economic tools to make an impact for a safer world.

  3. Zhenwei Zhou:

    The cost of money is still so extremely low, plus the competition is fierce.

  4. Paul Williams:

    Julie Bergman was a tireless and fierce advocate for music creators not only during Julie Bergman term as president and chairman of ASCAP but throughout Julie Bergman life, our community will miss Julie Bergman intelligence, Julie Bergman wit and Julie Bergman wisdom.

  5. Leslie Rutledge:

    Tim Griffin is a fierce advocate for Arkansas's conservative values - our military, law enforcement, and rule of law. Having been the Attorney General for over 6 years, I personally know the importance of the role in which every decision I make impacts 3 million Arkansans daily and the enormous responsibility I have to proactively protect and defend our constitutional rights against the aggressive liberal agenda of the Biden-Harris Administration, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, i wish Tim and his family the best.

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