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Definition of Ferocious


  1. Fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion.

Ferocious Quotations

It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
James A. Baldwin

I don't consider myself dovish and I certainly don't consider myself hawkish. Maybe I would describe myself as owlish - that is, wise enough to understand that you want to do everything possible to avoid war; that once you're committed to war then be ferocious enough to do whatever is necessary to get it over with as quickly as possible in victory.
Norman Schwarzkopf

It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.
Henry David Thoreau

The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious battle with British Airways... It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.
Richard Branson
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Ferocious Translations

ferocious in Norwegian is glupsk, vill
ferocious in Swedish is rovlysten, ilsken
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