Student Thesaurus

One entry found for ferocious.
Entry Word: ferocious
Function: adjective
Text: 1 extreme in degree, power, or effect <the ferocious appetite that athletic teenagers have been known to display> -- see INTENSE
2 marked by bursts of destructive force or intense activity <ferocious forest fires threatened to destroy hundreds of homes in the scrubland> -- see VIOLENT 1
3 violently unfriendly or aggressive in disposition <Captain Bligh and his castaways bypassed numerous Pacific islands, so afraid were they of the ferocious tribesmen> -- see FIERCE 1