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Definition 1: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fierce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fierce loyalty
  • in a tearing rage
  • vehement dislike
  • violent passions

Synonyms for fierce in the sense of this definition

(fierce is similar to ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

Definition 2: ruthless in competition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fierce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cutthroat competition
  • bowelless readiness to take advantage

Synonyms for fierce in the sense of this definition

(fierce is similar to ...) having or showing no mercy

"the merciless enemy" "a merciless critic" "gave him a merciless beating"

Definition 3: violently agitated and turbulent - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fierce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • boisterous winds and waves
  • the fierce thunders roar me their music
  • rough weather
  • rough seas

Synonyms for fierce in the sense of this definition

(fierce is similar to ...) (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion

"a stormy day" "wide and stormy seas"

Definition 4: marked by extreme and violent energy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fierce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a ferocious beating
  • fierce fighting
  • a furious battle

Synonyms for fierce in the sense of this definition

(fierce is similar to ...) acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

"a violent attack" "a violent person" "violent feelings" "a violent rage" "felt a violent dislike"

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