Definitions

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  • adv. In a fiery manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a hot or fiery manner; passionately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with passionate fervor

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Examples

  • He was fiery this morning, although Christiane suggested, accident scene, not necessarily fierily as he was in years past.

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  • The cornices of lofty buildings glistened; the sunset shone fierily through the glass-inclosed layer-like upper floors.

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  • Warren Wynd was a very little man with loose grey hair and a pointed beard, seemingly frail but fierily active.

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  • She was about forty years old, and flame-like and fierily sad.

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  • Boswell's life is unusual in illuminating not only the underworld of the prostitutes among whom he spent an impressive proportion of his time but also the heavy, static society of the Scottish aristocracy and the fierily loquacious world of London's "clubbable" men.

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  • Not fierily but the wash of color was readily discernible under her alabaster skin.

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  • The Greeks talked fierily in secret about the partisans, about forming a resistance, and the Italians confined themselves to camp, the only signs of activity being the setting up of batteries, a daily reconnaissance by amphibious aircraft, and a mounted curfew patrol that jogged about at dusk, its members more anxious to exercise charm on females than to enforce an early night.

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  • Ireland, on the Spanish Main and in Spanish waters, were fierily

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  • The young fellow was blushing fierily as he spoke, but no one noticed this except the girl.

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  • The gusto of the man speaks out fierily after all these years.

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