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  • Try local specialties such as feroce, a spicy avocado-and-fish filling (that can be ferocious with too much chili, hence the name), and puoile duddon, a chicken stew flavoured with coconut and treacle.

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  • Sesso, intrigo e mistero sono i principali ingredienti di questa audace e insuperabile storia, che ci sfiora come la carezza sensuale di un amante e ci cattura come gli artigli di una lupa feroce.

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  • “Le patriotisme feroce de Rostopchine” and the barbarity of the French were not to blame in the matter.

    War and Peace

  • The French attributed the Fire of Moscow au patriotisme feroce de Rostopchine, * the Russians to the barbarity of the French.

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  • David Levine's drawing — Berlusconi giving a Nazi salute [NYR, June 6, p. 44] — is misleading because Mussolini had the consent of the people for the "threatening face" [la faccia feroce], the "eight million bayonets," the wars of conquest, and the imprisonment of opponents, while Berlusconi uses television with a smile, family entertainment, "la vie en rose," the advertising of consumer goods for the housewife.

    The Band Wagon

  • This formula was, however, more than simply extreme etatism; at the same time Mussolini and other leading Fascists pro - claimed their feroce volontà totalitaria (“violent totali - tarian will”) and talked about the “totalitarian program of our Revolution.”

    TOTALITARIANISM

  • Vous l'avez juge timide, parce que son imagination, que l'on croyait ardente, qui n'etait que feroce, parassait exagerer souvent les maux de son pays.

    A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Complete Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners

  • "_Mais non, pas du tout petit, et pas du tout charmant; un bete feroce_ --"

    Beasts and Super-Beasts

  • And he would explain with railing verve what Don Vincente Ribiera stood for -- a mournful little man oppressed by his own good intentions, the significance of battles won, who Montero was (_un grotesque vaniteux et feroce_), and the manner of the new loan connected with railway development, and the colonization of vast tracts of land in one great financial scheme.

    Nostromo, a Tale of the Seaboard

  • -- The Devil had a big calabash in his hand full of _feroce_, -- that is to say, boiled salt codfish and manioc flour, with ever so many pimentos (_épi en pile piment_), -- just what negroes like Yé are most fond of.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

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