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"Fierce" is an adjective which is often translated as "feroz", and "pitched" is an adjective which is often translated as "en pendiente". Learn more about the difference between "fierce" and "pitched" below.
fierce(
fihrs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (aggressive)
a. feroz
The bobcat may be small, but it's a fierce animal.Si bien el lince es pequeño de tamaño, es un animal feroz.
b. fiero
She stopped him cold with her fierce expression.Lo paró en seco con la mirada fiera.
c. furibundo
Rodrigo's fierce glance seemed to cut right through them.La mirada furibunda de Rodrigo pareció atravesarlos.
d. temible
He had a fierce temper, especially when he felt he had been cheated.Tenía un temperamento temible, en particular cuando sentía que lo habían engañado.
2. (intense)
a. encarnizado
There was fierce competition to represent the school in the national science fair.Hubo una competencia encarnizada para representar la escuela en la feria nacional de ciencias.
b. violento
He found himself separated from his group and stranded on an island after a fierce storm.Se encontró separado del grupo y varado en una isla después de una tormenta violenta.
c. acérrimo
He was a fierce opponent of slavery.Fue un opositor acérrimo de la esclavitud.
d. intenso
The fierce heat we've been experiencing is expected to give way to cooler weather by this evening.Se espera que el calor intenso que hemos estado sufriendo ceda ante un clima más fresco para la tarde.
e. virulento
The politicians got into a fierce argument about environmental protection laws.Los políticos se enzarzaron en una virulenta discusión acerca de las leyes de protección ambiental.
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pitched
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. en pendiente (invariable)
The roof is slightly pitched to allow the water to drain effectively.El techo está ligeramente en pendiente para permitir que el agua drene eficazmente.
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