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fierce

adjective
 
 
/fɪəs/ US  /fɪrs/
physically violent and frightening
猛烈的;激烈的;駭人的
a fierce attack/battle
猛烈的進攻/激烈的戰鬥
Two men were shot during fierce fighting last weekend.
上週末的激戰中兩人被槍擊。
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
strong and powerful
狂暴的
Fierce winds/seas prevented the race from taking place.
狂風/洶湧的海浪致使比賽無法進行。
Fire fighters had to retreat from the fierce heat.
消防員面對逼人的熱浪只好後撤。
Physically strong and powerful
showing strong feeling or energetic activity
強烈的;狂熱的
The expansion plans will face fierce opposition/resistance from environmentalists.
擴建計劃會遭到環境保護主義者的強烈反對/抵制。
There is fierce competition to join the Special Branch.
加入政治保安處要面對激烈的競爭。
Energetic and livelyStrong feelings
US informal difficult
難的
The chemistry exam was fierce!
化學考試太難了!
Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
fierceness
 
 
/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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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