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  • It took some self-denial, for I was ferociously hungry, to save a little for breakfast next morning. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • The Swedes stormed the town but it was ferociously defended, and after eight days of battle many men had fallen without result.
  • He was ferociously angry, but not with the girl. Cited from The Golden Silence, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • However, the bridge was ferociously defended and the Russians were beaten off, suffering heavy losses.
  • Throughout his life he was formidable because he was ferociously quick-witted, because he was unworried by social or political convention, and because he knew no party discipline.
  • The eggs will be ferociously guarded by both parents and a high degree of parental care is show to the eggs and fry.
  • The eggs will be ferociously guarded by both parents and a high degree of parental care is shown to the eggs and fry.
  • Herbert Spencer, until he was fifty, was ferociously harassed by women of all sorts. Cited from In Defense of Women, by H. L. Mencken
  • In England, where this war is said to have been ferociously waged, both rats exist and flourish, and under conditions which do not usually even bring them into competition with each other. Cited from Essays in War-Time, by Havelock Ellis
  • The novel was ferociously attacked by the Roman Catholic press, which saw it as sacrilegious, and blacklisted by public libraries.
  • But Bernard Shaw did not act thus because he was careless, but because he was ferociously careful, careful especially of the one thing needful. Cited from George Bernard Shaw, by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Also, unlike foxes, golden jackals were documented to feign death when caught, and could be ferociously protective of their captured packmates.
  • Although this panic has been ferociously labeled as fictitious, many still harbor a lingering suspicion towards vaccinations and refuse them, which has caused an immediate public health concern.
  • The battle moved into a phase of intense fighting in heavy rain, street by street and 'inch by inch' as each Royalist barricade was ferociously defended.
  • In 1964, he took part in the political student uprising in Rabat that was ferociously repressed by the Moroccan police and army.
  • For every deviation from the Vulgate, whether in the Greek text or in the new Latin translation with which he accompanied it, he was ferociously assailed. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Harrison was ferociously critical of what he perceived as the complacency of much genre fiction of the time; the bulk of his reviews have been collected in the volume Parietal Games.
  • While the Greek colonels were at times prepared to make a deal with Turkey about Cyprus, Grivas was ferociously opposed to any arrangement that did not lead to complete enosis.
  • Indeed, the concert performance caused bewilderment, and was ferociously attacked by the Russian Association of Proletarian Musicians (RAPM).
  • He pretended, of course, to be ferociously enraged, but on learning over the telephone that the wretch had left the city he declared that there was nothing to be done except perhaps exact an explanation from Lilas. Cited from The Auction Block, by Rex Beach