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fiery +‎ -ly


fierily (comparative more fierily, superlative most fierily)

  1. In a fiery manner.
    • 1913, D[avid] H[erbert] Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, London: Duckworth & Co. [], →OCLC:
      The mountain-ash berries across the field stood fierily out from the dark leaves, for a moment.
      Penguin, 1994, Chapter 2, p. 50
    • 1958, Anthony Burgess, The Enemy in the Blanket (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 256:
      Her Malay was the Malay of the Staate of Lanchap [...] and she spoke it fierily, with crisp glottal checks, with much bubbling reduplication.
    • 2006, Stefan Zweig, translated by Anthea Bell, Chess, Penguin:
      Hypnotized, my eyes stared at the small bulge made by that book inside the pocket, they gazed fierily at that one inconspicuous spot as if to burn a hole in the coat.