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ferocious

fe·ro·cious

ferocious

pronunciation:
f ro shs
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: cruelly savage; fierce.
synonyms:
brutal, fierce, savage, truculent, vicious
antonyms:
gentle, mild, tame
similar words:
bestial, bloodthirsty, feral, sanguinary, violent, wild
definition 2: extremely intense, strong, or violent.
a ferocious storm
synonyms:
brutal, fierce, violent
antonyms:
gentle
similar words:
harsh, intense, severe, strong
derivations: ferociously (adv.), ferociousness (n.)