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With power and fortitude, Osaka outplays her idol to advance to Australian Open finalOsaka was ferocious after a slow start.As Serena Williams nears the end, her greatness plays on in Naomi Osaka|Jerry Brewer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
She’s ferocious on that aspect, and those players always improve when they come here.Brenda Frese pulls even with Chris Weller atop Terps’ all-time wins list|Kareem Copeland|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
A pandemic is a ferocious challenge, but at least some aspects of it can–with effort–be surmountable.
It, too, reflected ferocious partisanship, exposed problems in the electoral process and ended in a raucous congressional session in which the losers tried to flip the results.
If you savor ferocious romance and fantasy, these will keep you happy for many pages.
She appeared at his side, impish smile in place, dutiful, fragrantly rather than ferociously sexy, and—frustratingly—an adjunct.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We know that, mercifully, democratization scourged us only once in ferociously modern style: during the Civil War.
He was always affable but ultimately unknowable; intellectually incurious but ferociously ambitious.The Messy, Sordid Story of Jim Greer, Charlie Crist’s Man to a Fault|Rick Wilson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also heavily outspent Bevin and went ferociously negative.Tea Party Loses Key Battles, But Is Winning The War|Ben Jacobs|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The U.K. journalism world, in particular print journalism, is ferociously competitive,” he says.A Well-Spoken Invasion:The Brits Taking Over American Media|Lloyd Grove|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are, as someone has said, "ferociously virtuous," and share in the open-handed generosity of their husbands.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
Then there was a sling-shot, ferociously stubby, and rather confusingly boyish.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
His under-jaw stuck out ferociously, and the veins on his neck and forehead were swollen with indignation.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
He towered above her with his clenched fist raised threateningly and his eyes glaring ferociously upon her.A Dreadful Temptation|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
However, Captain Candage seemed to be seeking sociability by bellowing ferociously, thudding his hard fist on the counter.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day