furiously


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fu·ri·ous

 (fyo͝or′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Full of or characterized by extreme anger; raging. See Synonyms at angry.
2. Full of intensity; energetic or fierce: the furious pace of the trading floor.

[Middle English, from Old French furieus, from Latin furiōsus, from furia, fury; see fury.]

fu′ri·ous·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.furiously - (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner; "winds were blowing furiously"
2.furiously - in a manner marked by extreme or violent energy; "the boys fought furiously"; "she went peddling furiously up the narrow street"
3.furiously - in an impassioned or very angry manner; "she screamed furiously at her tormentors"

furiously

adverb
In a violent, strenuous way:
Translations
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furiously

[ˈfjʊərɪəslɪ] ADV
1. (= angrily) → con furia, furiosamente
2. (= violently, energetically) [work, write] → frenéticamente
he was silent, his mind working furiouslyestaba callado, su cerebro trabajando frenéticamente

furiously

[ˈfjʊəriəsli] adv
(= angrily) → furieusement
(= frantically) → avec acharnement

furiously

adv
(= angrily) react, argue, saywütend; furiously angryfuchsteufelswild (inf)
(= frantically) work, scribble, beat, searchwie wild; her heart was beating furiouslyihr schlug das Herz bis zum Hals; to work fast and furiouslyhektisch arbeiten

furiously

[ˈfjʊərɪəslɪ] advfuriosamente, accanitamente
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I heard the unseen dogs growl furiously, and forthwith he ducked back,-- coming into contact with the hand I put out to fend him off from myself.
A long wooden bridge over the Derwent, the site of which, with one remaining buttress, is still shown to the curious traveller, was furiously contested.
They were willing and ready to retrace their steps, when, in crossing the suburb which leads to the gates of the town, upon a white wall which was at the corner of a street turning around the rampart, Athos cast his eyes upon a drawing in black chalk, which represented, with the awkwardness of a first attempt, two cavaliers riding furiously; one of them carried a roll of paper on which were written these words: "They are following us."
One of them, of scalding heat, boils furiously and incessantly, rising to the height of two or three feet.
The wax-light flamed furiously under the effects of a fresh breeze which stole in through the chinks of the door and the window, and cut the salle diagonally.
They danced furiously. They danced round the room, slowly, talking very little, with all their attention given to the dance.
would run in a half-circle, keeping his head turned always toward the centre, and again he would stand still, barking furiously. At last he ran away into the brush as fast as he could go.
"Mind you write us every week at the very least," said Felicity, winking furiously.
He would not believe the Parrot's words and began to dig away furiously at the earth.
Even thus did Diomed go furiously about among the Trojans.
Recovering itself it was going on, when he began to lash it furiously. The pony plunged forward, but the strong, heavy hand held the pretty creature back with force almost enough to break its jaw, while the whip still cut into him.
Uncle Henry was milking the cows in the barnyard, and Toto had jumped out of her arms and was running toward the barn, barking furiously.