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in a physically fierce manner
"silence broken by dogs barking ferociously"; "they fought fiercely"
in an emotionally fierce manner
"she was fiercely proud of her children"
in a fierce manner
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of fiercely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of fiercely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of fiercely in a Sentence
I was born independent, fiercely so, i always had a chip on my shoulder that I had to prove to everyone that I'm independent.
It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Andrew Jack lived on one of the oldest working houseboats on the Thames, Jill McCullough was fiercely independent but madly in love with Jill McCullough wife, also a dialect coach, Gabrielle Rogers.
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.
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.
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- feroçmentCatalan, Valencian
- wütend, heftigGerman
- άγρια, αγρίωςGreek
- fieramente, ferozmenteSpanish
- rajusti, hurjasti, tulisesti, raivokkaastiFinnish
- farouchement, âprement, violemmentFrench
- fûlWestern Frisian
- dengan kerasIndonesian
- trucemente, ferocemente, perfidamente, accanitamenteItalian
- atrociter, ferociterLatin
- zawzięcie, gwałtownie, ostroPolish
- свире́по, жесто́ко, неи́стово, лю́то, я́ростноRussian
- жестоко, žestokoSerbo-Croatian
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