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fu·ri·ous  audio  (fyr-s) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Full of or characterized by extreme anger; raging.
  2. Suggestive of extreme anger in action or appearance; fierce. See Synonyms at angry.
  3. Full of activity; energetic or rapid: the furious pace of the trading floor.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old French furieus, from Latin furisus, from furia, fury ; see fury

OTHER FORMS:
furi·ous·ly(Adverb)


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