(redirected from fiercest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
  • adj

Synonyms for fierce

Synonyms for fierce

showing or suggesting a disposition to be violently destructive without scruple or restraint

so intense as to cause extreme suffering

intensely violent in sustained velocity

extreme in degree, strength, or effect

intensely sustained, especially in activity

Synonyms for fierce

marked by extreme and violent energy

Related Words

marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions

ruthless in competition

violently agitated and turbulent

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
He said the bombing was among the fiercest since U.
McEvilley cites a New York Times article asserting that English has become a "world tongue" and that "perhaps the fiercest defenders of their own language have been the French.
Regaining control of the canal had long been Panama's single overriding goal, and Torrijos's success in negotiating it won praise from even his fiercest critics.
Mayans, Roman Gladiators, and cowboys emerge from their dioramas to wage epic battles; a Neanderthal burns down his own display in his quest for fire; Attila the Hun pillages his neighboring exhibits, and a T-Rex reminds everyone why he's history's fiercest predator.
England manager Hodgson said: "The atmosphere is everything it's cracked up to be, and it always lives up to its title as one of the fiercest national team derbies.
Nusra, known as the fiercest of the Syrian opposition militias, was recently labelled as a terrorist organization by the U.
Lebanese and Israeli troops exchanged fire near the southern village of Adeisseh earlier this month in the fiercest clashes since the 2006 July War.
Soldiers in Afghanistan are involved in some of the fiercest fighting since the Second World War.
ONE of the fiercest dinosaurs is set to take up residence on Tyneside.
Washington is frustrated by Germany, Italy and Spain refusing to allow their troops to serve in the south of Afghanistan, where fighting with Taliban insurgents is fiercest.
Stanton's latest book is "Ty and The Babe: Baseball's Fiercest Rivals.
SCOTS Marines yesterday waged their fiercest battle against the Taliban since being sent to Afghanistan.
Real Madrid romps: Ruud van Nistelrooy converted a penalty kick at the end of the first half and Robinho beat two defenders to add another goal 20 minutes into the second half as Real Madrid, Barcelona's fiercest rival, wrapped up a two- game U.
Up to 100 people have died in some of Afghanistan's fiercest fighting since US-led forces ousted the Taleban regime in 2001.
Commonwealth champion David Davies took on his fiercest competitors yet when he went swimming with sharks.