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fierce / feroz
 
fierce   [fɪəs]   -adjective
fiercer   comparative
fiercest   superlative
1. (=ferocious)   [animal]   feroz,   fiero   [gesture, expression]   feroz   [temper]   temible
·the prime minister came under fierce attack from the opposition
·la oposiciónoun atacó ferozmente al primer ministro
·she gave me a fierce look
·me lanzó una mirada furibunda
2. (=intense)   [competition, argument]   encarnizado   [storm, wind, opposition, resistance]   violento   [opponent]   empedernido,   acérrimo   [pride, loyalty]   impasionado   [heat]   intenso
·fierce fighting broke out in the capital
·se produjeron enfrentamientos encarnizados en la capital
·the fire was so fierce that it took several hours to put it out
·el fuego era tan intenso que se tardaron varias horas en apagarlo
 
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