[ adverb ] in a physically fierce manner




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

Used in print

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

But just when she seemed to have sunk into some depravity of peasanthood she would disappear and come_down bathed , brushed , and taking_breaths of air , and even with her broken nails her hands would come to rest on a table or a leaf with a thoughtless delicacy , a grace of history , so_to_speak , and for an instant one saw how ferociously proud she was and adamant on certain questions of personal value .

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ferocious ferocious ferocious