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This division has made partisan fights about Covid-19 especially fierce and consequential, particularly between Democratic leaders, including Evers, and Republican leaders in charge of the state’s Assembly and Senate.

From Vox

We have to learn to hear criticism and fierce debate without thinking it’s a bad thing but rather could lead to compromise and consensus.

An advocate of progressive, socially-minded economic policies, Reich is a fierce critic of unfettered free-market capitalism, which he believes has yielded the heightened economic inequality plaguing the United States today.

From Fortune

If he’s successful, HBO Max’s competition will become even fiercer.

From Fortune

Airborne transmission has become a topic of fierce contention, partly because it makes it far riskier to reopen spaces like restaurants, gyms, bars, schools, and offices.

The local police have praised the women for fighting back and said their fierceness kept the assaults from moving further.

I asked Tsukerman why the 1980s were back with such fierceness, and why all of these remakes were being made.

At Wimbledon a few years back, I was struck again by the fierceness of their presence, both on and off the court.

I loved how I could hear that fierceness in tone in advance of literal understanding.

With time, the fierceness and the collective sweetness that underscored it grew more intelligible.

On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).

Upon her Kerry directed a look from which all fierceness had been effaced, and which expressed only an undying admiration.

There was a startling fierceness in the voice of the trooper that reached to the heart, even amid the horrors of the cottage.

Moore, we are told by Napier, "maintained the right with vehemence bordering upon fierceness."

On top of all a huge fire was built, and maintained with great fierceness for about two hours.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fierceness, such as: wildness, barbarity, brutality, cruelness, depth, and extreme.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.