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Fierce Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    fierce adj
  1. marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle" [syn: ferocious, furious, savage]
  2. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions" [syn: tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy]
  3. ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage" [syn: cutthroat, bowelless]
  4. violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas" [syn: boisterous, rough]
Fierce Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Fierce \Fierce\, a. [Compar. Fiercer; superl. Fiercest.] [OE. fers, fiers, OF. fier, nom. fiers, fierce, savage, cruel, F. fier proud, from L. ferus wild, savage, cruel; perh. akin to E. bear the animal. Cf. Feral, Ferocity.]
  1. Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous; as, a fierce wind. His fierce thunder drove us to the deep. --Milton.
  2. Vehement in anger or cruelty; ready or eager to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire terror; ferocious. ``A fierce whisper.'' --Dickens. ``A fierce tyrant.'' --Pope. The fierce foe hung upon our broken rear. --Milton. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion. --Job. x. 16.
  3. Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent. Syn: Ferocious; savage; cruel; vehement; impetuous; barbarous; fell. See Ferocious. -- Fierce"ly, adv. -- Fierce"ness, n.

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  • Fierce!: Fierce! is an international performance festival produced by Fierce Earth that has taken place annually in and around Birmingham , England ...
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  • Fierce Creatures: Fierce Creatures is a 1997 comedy film . Although not a sequel , it was a follow-up to the wildly popular A Fish Called Wanda , starring ...
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  • Fierce Light: Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action is a 2008 documentary film written and directed by Velcrow Ripper that focuses on Spiritual Activism ...

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* Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power. - P. J. O'Rourke

* Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power. - Ovid

* The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism. - John Calhoun

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