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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferociously, fiercelyadverb

    in a physically fierce manner

    "silence broken by dogs barking ferociously"; "they fought fiercely"

  2. fiercelyadverb

    in an emotionally fierce manner

    "she was fiercely proud of her children"

Wiktionary

  1. fiercelyadverb

    in a fierce manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fiercelyadverb

    Violently; furiously.

    Etymology: from fierce.

    Battle join’d, and both sides fiercely fought. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    The defendants, fiercely assailed by their enemies before, and beaten with the great ordnance behind, were grievously distressed. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.

    The air, if very cold, irritateth the flame, and maketh it burn more fiercely, as fire scorcheth in frosty weather, and so furthereth the consumption. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

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  1. fiercely

    Fiercely is an adverb that describes something being done with intense passion, great vigor, ferocity, or aggressiveness. It often refers to actions or behaviors that are powerful, intense, and often aggressive or passionate.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiercely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiercely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fiercely in a Sentence

  1. Clive Davis:

    From all my personal and professional experience with Whitney from Academy Award-nominee late teenage years to Academy Award-nominee tragic premature death, I know the full Whitney Houston story has not yet been told, i am so glad that Anthony McCarten has committed to a no holds barred, musically rich screenplay that finally reveals the whole Whitney whose vocal genius deeply affected the world while Academy Award-nominee fiercely battled the demons that were to be Academy Award-nominee undoing.

  2. Gero Neugebauer:

    Merkel won't let him be sacrificed, she's known him from the start of her career and they've always been fiercely loyal to each other. She'd be exposed if he had to go.

  3. Chris Sununu:

    For decades, State Bill Gardner has fiercely protected New Hampshire's First in the Nation presidential primary and overseen our elections that are truly a point of pride for our state - always open, fair, accessible, and accurate.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Known for his searing intellect, fiercely competitive spirit, and quick wit, John Heyburn untangled countless legal knots and delivered sweeping legal opinions on cases of incredible complexity.

  5. Sebastian Coe:

    It is very straightforward for any association in sport, athletics has two classifications - it has age and it has gender. We are fiercely protective of both. We are really grateful that CAS has upheld that principle.

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