AskDefine | Define furiously

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furiously adv
1 (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner; "winds were blowing furiously"
2 in a manner marked by extreme or violent energy; "the boys fought furiously"; "she went peddling furiously up the narrow street"
3 in an impassioned or very angry manner; "she screamed furiously at her tormentors"

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Adverb

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.

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