ferocious


ferocious
ferocious [fə rō′shəs]
adj.
[< L ferox (gen. ferocis), wild, untamed < ferus, FIERCE + base akin to oculus, EYE + -OUS]
1. fierce; savage; violently cruel
2. Informal very great [a ferocious appetite]
ferociously
adv.
ferociousness
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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