Origin of ferocity
Examples from the Web for ferocity
Phone lines would catch fire from the velocity and ferocity of his words.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was just seamlessly being this person—the ferocity and intensity was incredible.
They are clashing with Israeli police with a ferocity not seen since the second Intifada.
I ask if the ferocity of his violent outburst surprised him and he says yes, it did.Exclusive: ‘X-Men’ Sex Abuse Lawyer Says He Was Assaulted, Too|Tim Teeman|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The group only grew in ferocity with the release of the first film adaptation in 2008.Will ‘Hunger Games’ Fans and ‘Twilight’ Fans Ever Get Along?|Kevin Fallon|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The light of ferocity had entirely gone from his eyes; momentarily the whole expression of the face was one of satisfied greed.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
All the ferocity of his nature blazed forth, and he told Helen that he intended to kill me at sight, and would also kill her.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
His eyes glowered upon her with a ferocity that was hardly dissembled.The Snare|Rafael Sabatini
The sailors, even the sealing sailors, kept well clear of the Yahgans so long as this ferocity lasted.The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn|John R. Spears
The stare of extreme surprise imparted an air of ferocity also to his eyes, and he looked truly terrific for a moment.The Secret Sharer|Joseph Conrad