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fierce adj
1 marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle" [syn: ferocious, furious, savage]
2 marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions" [syn: tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy]
3 ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage" [syn: cutthroat, bowelless]
4 violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas" [syn: boisterous, rough]

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Adjective

fierce (: fiercer or more fierce, : fiercest or most fierce)
  1. Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
    A fierce storm battered the coast.
  2. Resolute or strenuously active.
    We made a fierce attempt to escape.
  3. Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
    The lion gave a fierce roar.
  4. Irish rural slang for "very" or "excellent."
    It was fierce cold.
    Q: "How was the party last night?" A: "Fierce!"

Translations

Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage
Resolute or strenuously active
Threatening in appearance or demeanor

Extensive Definition

Fierce was a three-piece R&B group from the United Kingdom. They were signed to Wildstar Records and scored four hit singles on the UK Singles Chart in 1999 and 2000. The biggest of the hits, "Sweet Love 2K", was a cover of the Anita Baker song "Sweet Love".

Members

  • Sabrina Weathers
  • Aisha Peters
  • Chantal Alleyne

UK Singles

  • "Right Here Right Now" (1999) UK #25
  • "Dayz Like That" (1999) UK #11
  • "So Long" (1999) UK #15
  • "Sweet Love 2K" (2000) UK #3

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