ferociously

All Adverb
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  • The male will then ferociously guard them for a period of time.
  • When last seen he was fighting ferociously against an overwhelming number of enemy soldiers.
  • He looked round the department ferociously, and his eye fell upon Philip. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • The old man turned on him so ferociously that he fled. Cited from Prairie Folks, by Hamlin Garland
  • When he saw who the man was, he roared at him very ferociously. Cited from Jan, by A. J. Dawson
  • The two begin fighting ferociously while the Human struggles to process the entire situation.
  • God is not ferociously cruel -- to give you and to take you back in the same moment. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • Men fight and struggle ferociously for one another's lives. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • And he does beat him ferociously, and abuses him with very violent terms. Cited from Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • They were ferociously angry at being held eight hours at that bridge by a force so ridiculously small. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, May 1915, V. 2, No. 2
  • He had strong political views that he would ferociously defend.
  • The male will then fertilize the eggs and then ferociously protect them from any other fish which come near.
  • He scowled at me ferociously, and then he began studying my face. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • I started to my feet; sought out the woman, and ferociously demanded the compass. Cited from Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2), by Herman Melville
  • He compared business to international relations during peace time, when countries compete ferociously but exercise restraint to avoid war.
  • He grew ferociously sentimental over her, and almost fainted when he shook her hand. Cited from The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2, by Rupert Hughes
  • The Soldier turned and saw a huge bear, which eyed him very ferociously. Cited from Grimm's Fairy Stories, by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  • They used the eastern style of fighting: they would charge into the enemy ferociously, and try to cause mass havoc.
  • Three times his men broke down, and three times they were heard by the whole congregation whispering ferociously at one another. Cited from The Book of the Bush, by George Dunderdale
  • He watched her ask for the number, and snap ferociously at the central. Cited from Mrs. Budlong's Chrismas Presents, by Rupert Hughes
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Meaning of ferociously

  • adverb In a physically fierce manner
    silence broken by dogs barking ferociously, they fought fiercely