Origin of ferocious
Synonyms for ferocious
Examples from the Web for ferociously
Contemporary Examples of ferociously
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’?
October 30, 2014
We know that, mercifully, democratization scourged us only once in ferociously modern style: during the Civil War.The Real Nightmare of Ferguson
August 15, 2014
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
June 29, 2014
“The U.K. journalism world, in particular print journalism, is ferociously competitive,” he says.A Well-Spoken Invasion:The Brits Taking Over American Media
May 8, 2014
But keep an eye over the weekend on how ferociously the media wingnuts start whipping this vote.The Odds of War in Syria? A Lot Higher Now
August 31, 2013
Historical Examples of ferociously
The residue were ferociously bidden to an "extra" after dinner.
Dan was holding the skirts of a very young girl and shaking them ferociously in his mouth.Betty Vivian
L. T. Meade
The little schooner pitched so ferociously that only occasionally could he bring this object into the range of the glass.Blow The Man Down
Her voice had become soft, and she was chaffing him in a ferociously wheedling manner.
And he yawned so ferociously that he feared for the buildings.What Will People Say?
Word Origin for ferocious
1640s, from Latin ferocis, oblique case of ferox "fierce, wild-looking" (see ferocity). Related: Ferociously; ferociousness.