fierce fierce  /ˈfɪrs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) marked by extreme and violent energy
  2. (adj) marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
  3. (adj) ruthless in competition
  4. (adj) violently agitated and turbulent

Usage(s):

  1. Her fierce choreography sometimes amazed and sometimes horrified, but in it she embodied modern dance arrogantly and spectacularly.
  2. Congolese government troops and UN peacekeepers engage in fierce fighting with rebel forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  3. Both overcame fierce opposition, and both leaped impossibly high hurdles to reach goals that boggled their contemporaries' minds.

News

  1. How to help

    As fierce fires continue to rage uncontained, tens of thousands of residents in Colorado are displaced from their homes. Many of them will never be able to return. Fire has devoured their houses. The number of destroyed homes is well into the hundreds and the fire continues to spread. CNN is reporting this is the most destructive fire in Colorado's history. It is clear that the people of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Two deaths confirmed in fierce Colorado wildfire

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - A fierce wildfire raging on the outskirts of Colorado's second-largest city claimed the lives of two people as they were trying to flee their home in a heavily wooded area, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said on Thursday. The two victims, who were not immediately identified, died as they were making their way down a narrow driveway in an evacuation ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Fierce fires rage uncontained in CO — how you can help

    (CNN) — As fierce fires continue to rage uncontained, tens of thousands of residents in Colorado are displaced from their...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee

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