Adjective "fiercely" definition and examples

(Fiercely may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈfɪəsli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

In a savagely violent or aggressive manner.
  1. 'All our citizens, especially young people, will fiercely oppose anyone who tries to attack.'
  2. 'They reached the ravine and fiercely laid siege to the strong defenses made there in the last attempt to stop them.'
  3. 'With Zeus turned away from the battle, Poseidon inspires Ajax and Idomeneus to fight more fiercely.'
  4. 'They drew brightly decorated swords from the sheaths, and fiercely struck the Assyrian warriors, those intent on aggression.'
  5. 'She continued to twist and fight fiercely against her bonds, but they grew even tighter.'
  6. 'the wind was blowing fiercely'
  7. 'The tale informs us that the sun, one day, burned so fiercely as to cause great distress.'
  8. 'The rain beat against the frosted window while the wind howled fiercely.'
  9. 'The recycling bins for paper and cardboard burned easily and fiercely.'
  10. 'When the sun beat down too fiercely, she would take me to the funerary temple of the great Queen Hatshepsut.'
  11. 'A fiercely bright light awoke me form my coma.'
  12. 'campaigners have fiercely opposed the proposals'
  13. 'An exciting and charismatic figure, Harry chooses his friends carefully and is fiercely loyal to the end.'
  14. 'The still center of the action is Andromache, grieving for the dead Hector and fiercely protective of her young son.'
  15. 'He is fiercely protective of his home, a haven amidst the chaos.'
  16. 'My objection to his reading is that it is too fiercely moralistic and diminishes Shakespeare's spirit of intellectual inquiry.'
  17. 'He is a farmer, fiercely loyal to the land that provides his livelihood.'

More definitions

1. menacingly wild, savage, or hostile: fierce animals; a fierce look.

2. violent in force, intensity, etc.: fierce winds.

3. furiously eager or intense: fierce competition.

4. Informal. extremely bad or severe: a fierce cold.

More examples(as adjective)

"voices can be fiercely."

"environments can be fiercely."

"children can be fiercely."

Origin

(fierce)