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English definition of “fiercely”

fiercely

adverb uk   /ˈfɪəs.li/ us    /ˈfɪrs.li/
in a frightening, violent, or powerful way: to growl/fight fiercely to burn fiercelyViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly extremely: She's fiercely competitive/independent.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
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