ferocious

Part of speech: adverb

Ferociously.

Part of speech: noun

FEROCIOUSNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Fierce; savage; rapacious.

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Usage examples "ferocious":

  1. They looked in at the window and met the ferocious eyes of the dog. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
  2. If Sophron ever permitted himself to shed the blood of living creatures, it was those ferocious animals that wage continual war with every other species. - "The History of Sandford and Merton", Thomas Day.
  3. The Indian men had put on the war- paint, and strange and ferocious eyes were glancing from beneath their shaggy locks. - "Lost in the Backwoods", Catherine Parr Traill.