fiercely fiercely  /ˈfɪrs li/


  1. (adv) in a physically fierce manner
  2. (adv) in an emotionally fierce manner


  1. And how well she talks, eyes sometimes blazing fiercely when she is attacked.
  2. The question of what to do next has divided this fiercely Catholic enclave.
  3. The most outward-looking generation in Chinese history is also turning out to be one of its most fiercely nationalistic full story The Ranks of Revolutionaries.


  1. Fire erupts at residential hotel in Tenderloin

    Fire erupts at residential hotel in Tenderloin A two-alarm fire burned fiercely at a residential hotel in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood before being extinguished this afternoon, fire officials said. The Senator Hotel is part of the nonprofit Community Housing Partnership network of supportive housing complexes for formerly homeless people.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Gilbride Wins Mayors Seat in Sag Harbor; Deyermond, O’Donnell Elected to Village Board

    Sag Harbor Mayor Brian Gilbride won a third term during Tuesday night's village board elections, besting three opponents in one of the most fiercely contested local races in recent years.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Sag Harbor Express

  3. Opposing sides join forces in Clarence

    Groups that fiercely fought over the first proposed budget for Clarence schools have now joined together to get voters to pass the revised budget.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WIVB Buffalo


  1. "The privacy of all Americans is fiercely protected in all our activities," Bush said. "We are not trolling through the personal lives of millions of innocent Americans."
    on May 14, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "At a moment when we are far less divided than in Lincoln's day but when we are once again debating the critical issues of our time -- and debating them sometimes fiercely -- let us remember that we are doing so as servants of the same flag, as...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  3. "We are fiercely and totally independent," Trichet told reporters following meetings at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. "This decision is the decision of the governing council and not the result of any kind of pressure of any...
    on May 10, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Wall Street Journal

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /