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  • Examples of fierce
    1. That dog is remarkably fierce.
    2. The community has not only maintained its linguistic and cultural practices, but also fostered “a fierce antimodernism and anti-Zionism,” Dr. Sarna said.
    3. And, in that moment came one, fierce and wild of aspect, in dinted casque and rusty mail who stood and watched--ah God!
    4. Passion's too fierce to be in fetters bound.
    5. The dark clouds forbode of fierce storms.
    6. But there was sophistication and beauty in the way that traditional African dance motifs, like the fierce, stamping Zulu indlamu sequences, were woven together with more sinuous abstract movements.
    7. Some held that negritude was a product of living under the tropical sun, a perhaps beneficial adaptation to a fierce climate – an environmentalist solution chiming with monogenesis and Lockean malleability models.
    8. The orbs Of his fierce chariot rolled. --John Milton
    9. Her whiskered pandours and her fierce hussars. — Campbell.
  • Examples of fiercer
    1. Coming in among us by hundreds and thousands, as they now are and for years have been, their gentler and fiercer passions, like meadow rivulets and mountain torrents, mixing in with and modifying our own, and their art, science and literature, their hardhandedness and willingheartedness, and their experiences of life generally, giving to and receiving from ours new impulses and new directions, the whole soon flow together in one common stream of Humanity, which will be found irresistible by any barriers that may oppose its course, and inevitably give new and peculiar aspects to the region and the era wherein it holds its way.
  • Examples of fiercest
    1. America’s poverty line is $63 a day for a family of four. In the richer parts of the emerging world $4 a day is the poverty barrier. But poverty’s scourge is fiercest below $1.25 (the average of the 15 poorest countries’ own poverty lines, measured in 2005 dollars and adjusted for differences in purchasing power): people below that level live lives that are poor, nasty, brutish and short.
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