Pronunciation of Fierce
/fˈi͡əs/, /fˈiəs/, /f_ˈiə_s/
Synonyms for fierce:
violent, menacing (adjective)
barbarous, ferocious, primitive, cutthroat, intense, boisterous, infuriated, vehement, feral, wild, raging, fell, angry, strong, bloodthirsty, vicious, cruel, fiery, brutal, powerful, stormy, terrible, furious, tempestuous, truculent, threatening, enraged, savage.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Usage examples for fierce:
- There was a fierce discussion at the meeting one night over a letter which I had received from Karl, and which he wanted me to read to the members. - "The Marx He Knew", John Spargo.
- White Otter and his warriors rode after them with the fierce eagerness of wolves in sight of game. - "Three Sioux Scouts", Elmer Russell Gregor.
- " Your voice is full of music, else I would not stay so still," and again he feels her tremble for she thinks of the flying moments of her losing game, and of her fierce lover as victor. - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.