Meaning of ferocious

fe•ro•cious

Pronunciation: (fu-rō'shus), [key]
— adj.
  1. savagely fierce, as a wild beast, person, action, or aspect; violently cruel: a ferocious beating.
  2. extreme or intense: a ferocious thirst.
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