Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fierce
IPA transcription: [f'ɪɹs]
Pronunciations of fierce
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ferocious, fierce, furious, savage
    Meaning: marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
  • Synonyms: fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy
    Meaning: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"
  • Synonyms: cutthroat, fierce, bowelless
    Meaning: ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"
Usage examples
  • 'Cheer,' said Robert in a fierce whisper.
  • Wild war-whoops and fierce yells rent the air.
  • But now the fierce horde becomes still fiercer.
  • It was Mr. Fisher, and he was very hungry and fierce.
  • It was not a battle so much as a series of fierce duels.
  • Erech was thus freed from the oppression of its fierce enemy.
  • But a fierce waft of smoke and hot air made him shut it again.
  • "I, the brave Little Wound, to-day kill the only fierce enemy!"
  • She strangled a fierce tide of feeling that welled up within her
  • Then armed warriors sprang up, a fierce battle cry upon their lips.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Tawny owl, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording World War I, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Thomas Jefferson, License CC BY-SA 4.0