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fierce

adjective

1 fierce

Marked by extreme and violent energy:
— Fierce fighting.

synonyms: ferocious, furious, savage.

Roget 861: courageous, brave; valiant, valorous; gallant, intrepid; spirited, spiritful; high-spirited, high-mettled; mettlesome, plucky; manly, manful; ... show more

Roget 173: violent, vehement; warm; acute, sharp; rough, rude, ungentle, bluff, boisterous, wild; brusque, abrupt, ... show more

Roget 900: angry, wrath, irate; ireful, wrathful; cross etc. (irascible) 901; Achillean; sulky, etc. 901.1; bitter, ... show more



2 fierce

Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid:
— Fierce loyalty.

synonyms: tearing, trigger-happy, vehement, violent.

Roget 825: excitable, easily excited, in an excitable state; high-strung; irritable etc. (irascible) 901; impatient, intolerant.    feverish, febrile, hysterical; delirious, ... show more

3 fierce

Ruthless in competition.

synonyms: bowelless, cutthroat.

4 fierce

Violently agitated and turbulent:
— The fierce thunders roar me their music.

synonyms: boisterous, rough.


Moby thesaurus: Draconian, Tartarean, abandoned, acid, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, aggressive, amok, angry, animal, antagonistic, anthropophagous, astringent, atrocious, awful, barbaric, barbarous, battling ... show more.

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