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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fiercely mean? 

FIERCELY (adverb)
  The adverb FIERCELY has 2 senses:

1. in a physically fierce manner
2. in an emotionally fierce manner

  Familiarity information: FIERCELY used as an adverb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FIERCELY (adverb)

Sense 1fiercely [BACK TO TOP]


In a physically fierce manner


ferociously; fiercely

Context examples:

silence broken by dogs barking ferociously / they fought fiercely


fierce (marked by extreme and violent energy)

Sense 2fiercely [BACK TO TOP]


In an emotionally fierce manner

Context example:

she was fiercely proud of her children


fierce (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid)

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