Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of fierce: more fierce

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Examples

  • The sword-thrusts challenge him to put forth greater strength in fiercer wars.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • The greater the zeal of the believers and the more striking the effect of their achievements, the fiercer will be the opposition of the enemy.

    Dawn of a New Day

  • Yet such was the obstinacy of his disposition, and so impatient was he of control, that the more desperate his position seemed, the fiercer was his resistance.

    Caught in the Net

  • The more he had been temporarily confounded, the fiercer was his resentment when he came to himself.

    Caleb Williams Or Things as They Are

  • Girtin points out that Wolcot may have suggested this role for himself and that Opie in any case included himself in this picture as well as the "fiercer" of the two assassins

    Notes on ''Manilus to Peter Pindar':Satire, Patriotism, and Masculinity in the 1790s'

  • More of our troops are dying this year than last, the enemy is getting "fiercer" and they're just waiting for us to leave before wreaking havoc.

    11/18/2005

  • By 'fiercer' Gould means species that have the ability and tendency to catch and eat a lot of prey.

    How to Save the World

  • Participants in the seminar agreed that Vietnam has felt the full impact of its entry into the WTO such as fiercer competition, a rising trade deficit, and fluctuations in the domestic market following shifts in the world market, especially due to the current global financial crunch.

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  • The Previous Message Has NOT Been Approved By Barack Obama. article and like everyone else have been hearing the soundbites and ads of the new "fiercer"

    legitgov

  • In the past it has been that the more equal the tinge of blood, the fiercer was the war. "

    The Long Roll

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