Definition of 'ferocious'
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We had some ferocious battles against them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All of this is underpinned by a ferocious determination to be a winner. The Sun (2011)One neighbour said that it was a ferocious attack. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The more divided the nation, the more ferocious the battle for history and identity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The ferocious battle erupted after a feisty female tried to steal food from her rival's cubs. The Sun (2010)In the ferocious infantry battle which followed 50,000 men were killed or wounded. The Sun (2011)But if you are ferocious in battle, remember to be magnanimous in victory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Despite this being an endgame White has a ferocious attack which he conducts in fine style. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The ferocious battle for good schools and good universities is so expensive and emotionally draining that no parent would want to endure it twice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A ferocious battle ensued before police in riot gear moved in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For a while now a ferocious battle has been going on for the soul of our bit of London. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There will be one team fewer but only because of a ferocious survival battle fought by the men behind Marussia. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is it a ferocious tiger? The Sun (2006)It was a ferocious attack. The Sun (2010)He also has a ferocious competitive will: that much was clear from the way he battled back from the brink to win by stoppage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The source added: 'It was a ferocious attack and she clearly had no chance. The Sun (2010)They can't afford to get caught up in a ferocious, physical battle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A university lecturer may have lost his sight in a ferocious attack when he opened his front door and was confronted by a gang of burglars. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Leaving him to do what he has always loved - which is drive his beloved Wasps with ferocious determination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'ferocious'
British English: ferocious ADJECTIVE
A ferocious animal, person, or action is very fierce and violent.
...a ferocious guard-dog.
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