One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘bears are ferocious animals’
fierce, savage, wild, feral, untamed
predatory, rapacious, ravening, aggressive, dangerous
2‘a ferocious attack on a policeman’
brutal, brutish, vicious, violent, bloody, barbarous, barbaric, savage, sadistic, ruthless, remorseless, cruel, pitiless, merciless, heartless, bloodthirsty, murderous, tigerish, wolfish
wicked, inhuman, monstrous, abominable, fiendish, hellish, diabolical
British informal beastly
3‘the ferocious midday sun’
intense, extreme, strong, powerful, fierce, burning, searing
severe, acute, unbearable, insufferable, hellish, diabolical
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