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fierce

(Ferocious), adjective battling, blustering, blustery, by force, clamorous, destructive, devastating, distracted, feral, fighting, frantic, frenzied, furious, gladiatorial, militant, possessed, rabid, raging, rampant, ranting, raving, ravished, rip-roaring, roaring, thunderous, torrential, truculent, turbulent, uncontrolled, unrestrained, warlike, warring
Associated concepts: fierce criticism, fierce debate, fierce fight

fierce

(Intense), adjective abandoned, acute, aggressive, amok, angry, animal, animated, ardent, avid, awful, barbarous, bellowing, berserk, beside oneself, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, blue in the face, bold, brutal, brutish, carried away, cruel, dangerous, deep, delirious, demoniacal, demonic, desperate, distracted, eager, earnest, ecstatic, enraptured, enthusiastic, fanatical, fearsome, feral, fervent, fervid, fiery, frantic, frenzied, frightening, frothing, fulminating, furious, grim, haggard, hard, hearty, high-spirited, hog-wild, hostile, howling, impassioned, impetuous, in a transport or ecstasy, in hysterics, insane, intoxicated, irate, keen, mad, madding, malevolent, malign, maniac, maniacal, menacing, merciless, monstrous, mouth, murderous, orgasmic, orgiastic, out of one's wits, passionate, possessed, primitive, rabid, raging, ranting, ravening, raving, ravished, roaring, rough, running mad, ruthless, sanguinary, savage, sense, spirited, storming, terrible, tigerish, tough, transported, truculent, unbridled, unchecked, uncivilized, uncontrollable, uncurbed, unrestrained, untamed, venomous, violent, virulent, wild, wild-eyed, wrathful, zealous
See also: brutal, cruel, demonstrative, fervent, formidable, intense, severe, spartan, vehement, vicious
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Nevertheless, if it's about taking judgement out of the joy of shopping, I don't think ' fiercely real' is the solution.
Banks said in the Fiercely Real Model Search, "We just need to make sure it's not a trend and that it's something that's normal, because this stuff comes in waves and it would be nice to see it become constant.
France fiercely condemns the blast that took place on Saturday in the Bahraini town of Al-Daer, which critically wounded two security personnel," Vincent Floriani, Deputy Spokesperson for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at a press conference.
According to the London daily Elaph, the Egyptian broadcaster Angy Ali has seen fiercely attacked by magazines and newspapers after she hosted a New Year's Eve celebration on her television program "Ya Msaharni" (I Can't Sleep), aired on the satellite channel "Dream.
On the other, she threw caution to the wind, fiercely inhabiting each role to the fullest--even to the point where it seemed dangerous.
I imagine that process will go something like this: The Republicans will fiercely resist any talk about it, while the 'pragmatic' Democrats, ever on the lookout for an opportunity to look tough, will drag them kicking and screaming into dat dere brier patch.
The sense of lowered stakes, that things once fiercely believed have now become part of a motley fairground ride for the eye, is what injects a contemporary tenor into such works.
While lying on a beach in Greece with a female companion, the novel's narrator tells the story of a fiercely independent woman called "Mrs.
Whiteman was well ahead of his time, hiring black musicians and fiercely defending them when it was not politically correct to do so.
foreign policy to a critique of global capital to the depoliticization of art to an open-ended question about the possibility of a global left She argues that if we want to fiercely critique how power works, we must explore these seemingly disconnected events and discourses I purposely say "we" because she seems to be speaking to the already converted, to those who are already convinced that there must be a global leftist political project to transform the world.
since its foundation in 1971, has been active in a rapidly changing technologically innovative and fiercely competitive environment.
Success, I write, was possible because the Socialist Party's ideas were in tune with American capitalism's developmental path as it emerged from the fiercely competitive years of the late nineteenth century to one of corporate bureaucracy.