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/fɪəs/ US  /fɪrs/
physically violent and frightening
a fierce attack/battle
Two men were shot during fierce fighting last weekend.
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
strong and powerful
Fierce winds/seas prevented the race from taking place.
Fire fighters had to retreat from the fierce heat.
Physically strong and powerful
showing strong feeling or energetic activity
The expansion plans will face fierce opposition/resistance from environmentalists.
There is fierce competition to join the Special Branch.
Energetic and livelyStrong feelings
US informal difficult
The chemistry exam was fierce!
Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
/ˈfɪə.snəs/ US  /ˈfɪr.snəs/ noun [U]
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of fierce from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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