An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (savage)
a. feroz
Honey badgers might look cute, but they have a ferocious nature.Los rateles pueden parecer lindos, pero poseen una naturaleza feroz.
Suddenly, without warning, a ferocious boar sprang from the thicket.De repente, sin previo aviso, un jabalí feroz salió del matorral.
b. fiero
We played against a ferocious rival in the finals.Jugamos contra un fiero rival en la final.
2. (intense)
a. feroz (battle or criticism)
Thousands of warriors were slain in the ferocious battle in the valley.Miles de guerreros murieron en la batalla feroz en el valle.
b. violento (storm)
The ferocious storm tore the roof clean off the house.La tormenta violenta arrancó por completo el techo de la casa.
c. atroz (heat)
The golfer collapsed on the green from the ferocious heat.El golfista se desplomó en el green debido al calor atroz.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. feroz
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ferocious [fəˈrəʊʃəs]
1 (savage) [+animal] fiero; feroz; [+attack] feroz
guards with ferocious dogs patrol the perimeter fences huge, dark oil paintings of ferocious animals devouring each other Alexander Rutskoi launched a ferocious attack on Mr Yeltsin's record since his election the victim was murdered in a ferocious attack at a building site in the city centre she is as shy off the court as she is ferocious in play
2 (intense) [+storm, wind] violento; [+fire] voraz; [+battle] feroz; encarnizado; [+energy] tremendo; [+heat] atroz
the coast is lashed by ferocious winds ferocious storms can be whipped up at any moment The weather is so ferocious # It's getting worse his tiny craft was battered by ferocious tropical storms 100 miles from land firemen tackled the ferocious blaze the film roars to life in the last hour, first with a ferocious battle in the forest, then with a grand finale in which a handful of good guys storm a castle full of bad there's ferocious street fighting between the Serbs and the Bosnians She threw herself into organizing the event with a ferocious energy that was quite terrifying She was working with ferocious energy Hanley's ferocious eagerness to succeed The ferocious heat from Sunday's explosion melted the iron railings along the balconies the Communist Party is going through a period of unprecedented and ferocious debate which centers on the leadership of 80-year-old Gus Hall Ruud Gullit opened the scoring with a ferocious volley
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