with extreme anger, violent passion, or rage:Watching furiously as his treasure was rowed out to a waiting ship, the fuming magician vowed revenge.My mother reacted angrily, furiously berating me for my bad behavior.
with unrestrained energy:Out of a clear sky came a roaring wind as loud as thunder, and truckloads of hail were furiously thrown to earth.
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How to use furiously in a sentence
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How that’s done has been largely up to state officials, and the most furious fighting over it is happening in state capitols and courts.The Fix’s 2020 list of outstanding politics reporters to follow in every state | Natalie Jennings | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
After the test, her associate professor fired off a furious email ripping into her class for some “negative behavior” the software had flagged.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back. | Drew Harwell | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
Spears gossip coverage became even more pantingly furious as her appearance changed.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive | Constance Grady | November 11, 2020 | Vox
Emily is furious with Lorelai, and Lorelai is furious with Rory.
The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ | Marlow Stern | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The regime reacted furiously, sentencing him to over eight years in prison.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015 | Movements.Org | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your Advanced Combat Helmet weighs seven pounds and the back pads press furiously into the corners of your skull.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq | Nathan Bradley Bethea | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It will go down as the only movie ever, probably, that features Josh Brolin furiously licking your armpit.Patricia Arquette Uncut: Drunken Mischief with Johnny Depp, ‘True Romance’ Crush, and ‘Boyhood’ | Marlow Stern | July 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He becomes angry, intransigent, furiously scribbling notes; Chaz meets determination with determination.My Friend, Roger Ebert: Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom Shales on the Moving Documentary ‘Life Itself’ | Tom Shales | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Passing a bungalow that was blazing furiously, he saw in the compound the corpses of two women.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Augustus Theodore did not, in consequence of his father's absence, draw less furiously upon the bank!
There could be no doubting the errand that brought a cavalcade thus furiously from the direction of Lucknow.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
He stood on the tiger-skin rug before the fender, watching his cousin and smoking furiously.Dope | Sax Rohmer