furiously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English furiously; equivalent to furious +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjʊə̯ɹi.ə̯sli/
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Adverb[edit]

furiously

  1. In a furious manner; angrily.
    He glared furiously at the offender.
  2. Quickly; frantically; with great effort or speed.
    He tried furiously to get it to work before the deadline.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      Again we set to and bailed furiously. Fortunately the storm had now quite gone by[.]
  3. Intensely, as with embarrassment.
    • 2004, Clara Mille, Under The Southern Cross, page 86:
      Craig, who at twenty was taller than his father, blushed furiously as he practically threw two small boxes on the table in front of the twins. “Happy birthday”, he managed.

Translations[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From furious +‎ -ly (adverbial suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfiu̯riˈuːsliː/, /ˈfiu̯riusli/, /-liːtʃ(ə)/

Adverb[edit]

furiously

  1. madly, forcefully, frantically

Descendants[edit]

  • English: furiously

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