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- n. The quality of being ferocious; ferocity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the trait of extreme cruelty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being ferocious; savage fierceness; cruelty; ferocity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of extreme cruelty
"It struck with the same kind of ferociousness or ferocity in aboriginal communities as it did in non-aboriginal communities," says Mary-Ellen Kelm, a social historian who has studied the Spanish flu's impact on native communities in British Columbia.
That friendship had no effect on the ferociousness of their on-court play, however; between 1978 and 1981 they faced each other 14 times, splitting the matches seven each.
Blocker diluted the ferociousness of his sport and made the March date sound like a game of checkers.
To all of which a seeming contradiction was given by the ferociousness of their accoutrement.
At that moment Michael was lying squirming on his back a dozen feet away, his legs straight up in the air, both fox-terriers worrying with well-stimulated ferociousness.
No whimper, nor sound, nor sign of fear, came from Jerry — only choking growls of ferociousness, intermingled with snarls of anger, and a belligerent up-clawing of hind-legs.
"Lisbeth has a ferociousness and fearlessness about her; she does not stand idly by but rights the wrongs," said Ms. Summerville, who created both the costumes for the film and the H&M collection.
In the exquisite "Georges Braque: Pioneer of Modernism," a five-decade survey of 41 paintings and collages—all masterpieces of varying levels—Braque's virtuosity and range, his subtlety and ferociousness are accessible in full force.
The ferociousness of the group, whose name means "Western education is sin," has rattled politicians and police alike.
As Dren develops (as played by Delphine Chanéac with a potent mix of ferociousness, innocence, and sexuality), the film deepens.