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synonyms for ferocity

  • barbarity
  • bloodthirstiness
  • brutality
  • cruelty
  • ferociousness
  • murderousness
  • savagery
  • viciousness
  • violence
  • wildness
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How to use ferocity in a sentence

Jones’s short stories, she writes, “remind us — so gently it is easy to overlook their underlying ferocity — that we are all just tiny figures inside the sweep of an often violent history.”
‘B-SIDE BOOKS’ ADDS TO YOUR MUST-READ STACK WITH THE BEST BOOKS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OFABBY MCGANNEY NOLANJUNE 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Cloud providers can, and do, protect their customers’ data with the same ferocity as they protect their own.
THE RISE OF CYBERSECURITY DEBTRAM IYERJUNE 4, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Many have assumed that this is a newfound feminist ferocity, but from ancient Queen Pwa Saw, to the first woman surgeon Daw Saw Sa, who qualified in 1911, Myanmar women have always been as strong as, if not stronger than, our men.
MYANMAR'S WOMEN ARE FIGHTING FOR A NEW FUTURE AFTER A LONG HISTORY OF MILITARY OPPRESSIONMIMI AYEJUNE 1, 2021TIME
Nature finds a way Although Australia is used to dealing with nature’s ferocity, the 2019-2020 season caused unprecedented despair.
POST-FIRE AUSTRALIA WILL PROVIDE TRAVELERS WITH MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ‘RESTORATIVE TOURISM’ELIZABETH HEATHMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Haussmann’s boulevards, where vehicles once cut through Paris with speed and ferocity, were suddenly desolate.
IN A GRAY, EMPTY PARIS, THIS CORNER SHOP’S COLORFUL POSTERS TRANSPORT YOU WHEREVER YOU WANT TO GOLILY RADZIEMSKIFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Again, Belarus compared to Ukraine has a much more pervasive and brutal security service that will crack down with ferocity.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BELARUSTRACY MORANAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
By this illustration the native ferocity of the eighteenth-century caricaturists is glaringly exemplified.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
The eyes had something of the ferocity but also the fidelity of a well-trained watch-dog.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
His intensely black eyes, blacker even than the eyes of Coronado, had a stare of absolutely indescribable ferocity.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
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WORDS RELATED TO FEROCITY

  • atrocity
  • barbarism
  • barbarity
  • bloodthirstiness
  • brutishness
  • choke hold
  • cruelty
  • ferocity
  • fierceness
  • grossness
  • inhumanity
  • ruthlessness
  • sadism
  • savageness
  • savagery
  • third degree
  • unfeelingness
  • viciousness
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