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furious

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Furious \Fu"ri*ous\, adjective [L. furiosus, fr. furia rage, fury: cf. F. furieux. See {Fury}.]

1. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.

2. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm.

Syn: Impetuous; vehement; boisterous; fierce; turbulent; tumultuous; angry; mad; frantic; frenzied. -- {Fu"ri*ous*ly}, adverb -- {Fu"ri*ous*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

furious

adjective

1: marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle" [syn: {ferocious}, {fierce}, {furious}, {savage}]

2: marked by extreme anger; "the enraged bull attached"; "furious about the accident"; "a furious scowl"; "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy"; "could not control the maddened crowd" [syn: {angered}, {enraged}, {furious}, {infuriated}, {maddened}]

3: (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea" [syn: {angry}, {furious}, {raging}, {tempestuous}, {wild}]


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