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  • adj. Like a wild beast; fierce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a wild beast; fierce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very wild or savage; fierce; ferocious: as, an efferous beast.

Etymologies

Latin efferus savage; ex (intensifier) + ferus wild. (Wiktionary)

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