Definition of furiously in English:

furiously

adverb

  • 1In an extremely angry manner.

    ‘he furiously denies the claims’
    ‘I was furiously opposed to the cuts’
    • ‘The book has been furiously attacked by many mainstream interpreters of the genocide.’
    • ‘He was restraining the furiously raw murderous rage boiling in his soul and the sewers of the ghetto all the while.’
    • ‘He furiously flogged the poet for his taking of public positions, and in particular dismissed as "bogus" the whole literary revival movement.’
    • ‘On the other side of the door, her mother pounded it furiously.’
    • ‘Their governments protest furiously at some of these reports.’
    • ‘The committee lashed out furiously at an opposition website for including offensive campaign ads.’
    • ‘Less than 24 months after investors furiously fought for the rights over the incumbent phone company, the share-selling publicity machine is cranking up again.’
    • ‘Party officials have reacted furiously, claiming that these efforts are in breach of campaign finance regulations.’
    • ‘"You have no business coming to this town and poking into people's private affairs," he snarled furiously.’
    • ‘"What were you thinking?" she demanded furiously.’
  • 2In an extremely energetic or hurried manner; intensely.

    ‘Terry was furiously scribbling away’
    ‘Charlie pedalled furiously for six miles’
    • ‘The fish took the bait and began to swim furiously out to sea, dragging the boat behind him.’
    • ‘Someone was wide awake in a brightly lit room, writing furiously, sorting through what sounded like an immense pile of papers.’
    • ‘An oil drill is plunged deeply into the sea, with men on tankers working furiously to maintain control.’
    • ‘The next day, they prepare furiously for the dinner, getting well-dressed and decorating everything.’
    • ‘The book gallops along furiously.’
    • ‘He leaned against the muddy wall of the trench furiously whittling a knotted tree branch.’
    • ‘In the meantime, whenever I hear such talk, I paddle furiously in the opposite direction.’
    • ‘The album never loses its flow and is immaculately compiled, furiously alternating between different styles.’
    • ‘Such people imagine that she locked herself away in a room and wrote furiously all the time.’
    • ‘The city was furiously preparing for its three-hundredth anniversary celebration, scheduled for the summer of 2003.’

Pronunciation

furiously

/ˈfjɔːrɪəsli/