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FURIOUSLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does furiously mean? 

FURIOUSLY (adverb)
  The adverb FURIOUSLY has 3 senses:

1. (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner
2. in a manner marked by extreme or violent energy
3. in an impassioned or very angry manner

  Familiarity information: FURIOUSLY used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FURIOUSLY (adverb)


Sense 1furiously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner

Context example:

winds were blowing furiously

Pertainym:

furious ((of the elements) as if showing violent anger)


Sense 2furiously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a manner marked by extreme or violent energy

Context examples:

the boys fought furiously / she went peddling furiously up the narrow street

Pertainym:

furious (marked by extreme and violent energy)


Sense 3furiously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In an impassioned or very angry manner

Context example:

she screamed furiously at her tormentors

Pertainym:

furious (marked by extreme anger)


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