feroz
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feroz(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (savage)
a. fierce
Esa hiena es un animal feroz.That hyena is a fierce animal.
b. ferocious
Los hipopótamos son más feroces de lo que parecen.Hippos are more ferocious than they look.
2. (ruthless)
a. violent
Su mirada feroz lo decía todo.His violent look said it all.
b. vicious
El detective logró atrapar al asesino feroz.The detective managed to catch the vicious killer.
c. cruel
Según las tropas, el general es un hombre feroz.According to the troops, the general is a cruel man.
3. (intense)
a. terrible
Los nómadas caminaron horas bajo el feroz sol del desierto.The nomads walked for hours beneath the fierce desert sun.
4. (unattractive)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ugly
Su amigo no era tan feroz como lo describían.His friend wasn't as ugly as he's been described.
b. horrendous
Me decían que su novia era feroz, pero yo la encontré guapa.I was told that his girlfriend was horrendous, but I thought she was beautiful.
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feroz
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (animal, bestia)
a. fierce, ferocious
2. (criminal, asesino)
a. cruel, savage
3. (intenso; dolor, angustia)
a. terrible
tenía un hambre ferozhe was ravenous o starving
la competencia es ferozthe competition is fierce
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feroz
adjective
1 (salvaje) fierce; ferocious
tengo un hambre feroz I'm starving; I'm famished
2 (cruel) cruel
3 (Latinoamérica) (feo) ugly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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animal feroz considerado el rey de la selva
fierce animal considered the king of the jungle
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