ferociously ferociously  /fə ˈroʊ ʃɪs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a physically fierce manner

Usage(s):

  1. It was, of course, long ago converted into a brand name, constantly fussed over, ferociously defended, first by Disney, latterly by his corporate heirs and assigns.
  2. Patriotism has always been the most abstract of American virtues--which may be why we fight so ferociously over the symbols that help us define it.
  3. Alkan's ferociously difficult, densely textured music has been taken up by other pianists, but Lewenthal--especially in this vibrant remastering--remains his most thrilling advocate.

News

  1. 'The Lone Ranger' review: Not worth your silver

    More even than most big-budget Hollywood catastrophes, the ferociously misguided new rendition of "The Lone Ranger" has no legitimate reason to exist.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. Insider Arts: ‘The Show-Off’ Ends Its Run

    Westport is a town that is ferociously loyal to its art institutions. Even when we disagree, it’s almost like family. Shush!
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WestportNow

Quotes

  1. "Oliver Stone is ferociously intelligent. He is never going to give a one-sided look," said Thandie Newton, who plays Condoleezza Rice, Bush's national security adviser who later became secretary of state. "It's not going for the jugular....
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Thandie Newton Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Echoing Clooney's sentiments, 'Ocean's' star Brad Pitt added: "I lament the loss of a ferociously funny and hardcore family man. My thoughts are with [Mac's wife] Rhonda."
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Brad Pitt Source: RTE.ie

  3. "In the second half, when they went to zone, we didn't attack the zone as ferociously," said Pitino, who didn't bring any players to the postgame media conference. "You have to attack the zone. You can't just passively throw it around the...
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Rick Pitino Source: Forbes

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