adverb see furious

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  • furiously — 1550s, from FURIOUS (Cf. furious) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • furiously — adverb 1. (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner (Freq. 7) winds were blowing furiously • Derived from adjective: ↑furious 2. in a manner marked by extreme or violent energy (Freq. 2) the boys fought furiously she went peddling …   Useful english dictionary

  • furiously — adverb a) in a furious manner; angrily. He glared furiously at the offender. b) quickly; frantically; with great effort or speed. He tried furiously to get it to work before the deadline …   Wiktionary

  • furiously — adv. Furiously is used with these adjectives: ↑angry Furiously is used with these verbs: ↑argue, ↑bark, ↑beat, ↑blink, ↑blush, ↑boil, ↑bubble, ↑demand, ↑glare, ↑hiss, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • furiously — furious ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely angry. 2) full of energy or intensity. DERIVATIVES furiously adverb. ORIGIN Latin furiosus, from furia fury …   English terms dictionary

  • Furiously — Furious Fu ri*ous, a. [L. furiosus, fr. furia rage, fury: cf. F. furieux. See {Fury}.] 1. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal. [1913 Webster] 2. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furiously — See furious. * * * …   Universalium

  • furiously — Synonyms and related words: a corps perdu, all to pieces, amain, angrily, apace, at once, by forced marches, carelessly, cursorily, deliriously, demonically, desperately, distractedly, expeditiously, fanatically, feverishly, fiercely, frantically …   Moby Thesaurus

  • furiously — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb In a violent, strenuous way: fiercely, frantically, frenziedly, hard, strenuously. See STRONG …   English dictionary for students

  • furiously — adv American extremely. A hyperbolic vogue term in use among the Vals of the 1990s and fea t ured in the 1994 US film Clueless …   Contemporary slang

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