adj.marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
○ inclined to react violently
○ fierce loyalty
○ in a tearing rage
○ vehement dislike
○ violent passions
An hour later he sighted the first shark. It was a fierce Mako, and it came in fast to slash with raking teeth at the dead marlin.
At noon the thunder was accompanied by lightning and a fierce gale sprang up..
They seemed to love the land and the people with a sort of fierce egoism.
There was a fierce glow in his flashing eyes and his lips were tightly drawn.
The fierce warrior Brychen who sired twelve sons and twenty-four daughters and savagely put down all attacks on his kingdom
Turning round, I found a man of huge size and fierce appearance looking at me with a cruel smile.
The great tycoons were fierce competitors, single-minded in their pursuit of financial success and power
AT the fifty-fifth, a loud cry was heard in the street, followed by applause, hurrahs, and some fierce growls
Cape buffalo:a large, often fierce buffalo (Syncerus caffer) of Africa, having massive downward-curving horns.
There would BE fierce opposition from traditionalists in the services, to say nothing of the vociferous new land-based air power lobby