feroz


feroz
adj.
1 fierce, ferocious (animal, bestia).
2 cruel, savage (criminal, asesino).
3 terrible (intenso) (dolor, angustia).
tenía un hambre feroz he was ravenous o starving
la competencia es feroz the competition is fierce
4 horrendous, dreadful.
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feroz
adjetivo (pl feroces)
1 fierce, ferocious
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FRASEOLOGÍA
el lobo feroz the big bad wolf
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adj.
fierce, ferocious
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ADJ
1) (=salvaje) fierce, ferocious

tengo un hambre feroz — I'm starving, I'm famished

2) (=cruel) cruel
3) LAm (=feo) ugly
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adjetivo
a) <animal> ferocious, fierce; <ataque/mirada/odio> fierce, vicious; <viento/tempestad> fierce, violent

tengo un hambre feroz — (fam) I'm ravenous o starved (colloq)

b) (Col, Méx, Ven fam) (feo) horrendous (colloq)
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= fierce [fiercer -comp., fiercest -sup.], savage, swingeing, ferocius, ferocious, cutthroat, truculent.
Ex. The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
Ex. The most vulnerable nations are Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, which have all experienced savage war and civil unrest in recent years.
Ex. Faced with the prospect of a swingeing cut of 15% in the periodical budget, the library had to determine which titles could be cancelled with least damage to the integrity of the research collections.
Ex. Fuller's novel make for a form of intellectual clarity, even if that clarity, paradoxically, is expressed in a ferocious hell-bent manner.
Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
Ex. As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
Ex. Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
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* crítica feroz = hatchet job.
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adjetivo
a) <animal> ferocious, fierce; <ataque/mirada/odio> fierce, vicious; <viento/tempestad> fierce, violent

tengo un hambre feroz — (fam) I'm ravenous o starved (colloq)

b) (Col, Méx, Ven fam) (feo) horrendous (colloq)
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= fierce [fiercer -comp., fiercest -sup.], savage, swingeing, ferocius, ferocious, cutthroat, truculent.

Ex: The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.

Ex: The most vulnerable nations are Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, which have all experienced savage war and civil unrest in recent years.
Ex: Faced with the prospect of a swingeing cut of 15% in the periodical budget, the library had to determine which titles could be cancelled with least damage to the integrity of the research collections.
Ex: Fuller's novel make for a form of intellectual clarity, even if that clarity, paradoxically, is expressed in a ferocious hell-bent manner.
Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
Ex: As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
Ex: Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
* crítica feroz = hatchet job.

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feroz
adjective
1 ‹animal› ferocious, fierce; ‹ataque/mirada› fierce, vicious; ‹viento/tempestad› fierce, violent; ‹fanatismo› fierce
bajo el feroz sol del mediodía beneath the fierce midday sun
se desató una feroz tempestad a fierce o violent storm was unleashed (liter)
tengo un hambre feroz (fam); I'm ravenous o starved (colloq)
2 (Col, Méx fam) (feo) horrendous (colloq)
un verde feroz a ghastly o horrendous green (colloq)
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Multiple Entries:
algo feroz    
feroz
feroz adjetivo
a)animalferocious, fierce;

ataque/mirada/odiofierce, vicious;
viento/tempestadfierce, violent
b) (Col, Méx, Ven fam) (feo) horrendous (colloq)

feroz adjetivo fierce, ferocious: tengo un hambre feroz, I'm ravenous
una crítica feroz, savage criticism
'feroz' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bestia
- un
English:
cutthroat
- destroy
- ferocious
- fierce
- glare
- rat race
- ravenous
- savage
- cut
- furious
- hard
- vicious
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feroz adj
1. [animal, bestia] fierce, ferocious
2. [criminal, asesino] cruel, savage
3. [intenso] [tempestad] fierce, violent;
[dolor, angustia] terrible;
tenía un hambre feroz I was ravenous o starving;
la competencia es feroz the competition is fierce;
lanzó un ataque feroz contra la propuesta del gobierno he launched a fierce attack against the government's proposal
4. Fam [enorme] massive;
agarraron una feroz borrachera they got terribly o incredibly drunk
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feroz
adj fierce; (cruel) cruel
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feroz adj, pl feroces fiero: ferocious, fierce
ferozmente adv
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feroz adj fierce / ferocious
los lobos son animales feroces wolves are fierce animals

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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