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something fierce

To a huge, excessive, or overwhelming degree or extent; very intensely. Primarily heard in US. Even though they're both in their 80s, my grandparents still love each other something fierce. I don't know what it is doc, but something is making my arm hurt something fierce.
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something fierce

to a great and almost overwhelming extent; intensely or furiously. North American informal
1986 Monica Hughes Blaine's Way Maud had trapped my right arm against the chair and it was getting pins and needles something fierce.
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something ˈfierce

(American English, spoken) very much; more than usual: I sure do miss you something fierce!
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fierce

mod. really good. This is some fierce coffee!
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PARIS, Aug 19 (KUNA) -- France on Monday fiercely condemned a "terrorist explosion" that took place in Al-Daer, a town north of Bahrain's capital Manama two days ago, which severely wounded several policemen.
There are those fiercely for it, those fiercely against - and then a whole swathe of people in the middle who frankly couldn't give a hoot.
The England cricket team, led by a fiercely proud North Easterner, did indeed become World Champions yesterday.
He died doing the job he loved in the regiment of which he was fiercely proud.
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3 billion counter punch lobbed by the Blackstone Group set the stage for one of the most fiercely contested take-over bids yet amid the flurry of M&A transactions that have gripped the REIT industry.
In the center of fiercely a conservative, passionately Mormon state, Moore's liberal and anti-President Bush views were harshly despised by a vociferous portion of the community.
He loves them fiercely, especially the lead dog, Glaive.
From Italian immigrant grandparents whose mark blazes fiercely on subsequent generations, to the core bonds that tie family members to each other and their business, to the long-spanning history of the annual Wisconsin gathering dating back to its inception in 1932, Eleven Days in August is a robust tour that reveals beyond any shadow of doubt that blood--or sausage meat--is thicker than water.
This steamy little island dangles like an afterthought from the tip of Florida--isolated, alluring, and fiercely independent.
Space debris hammered these bodies so fiercely that their surfaces were stripped away.
However, starting your own Web-based tax preparation business in such a fiercely competitive market may not be a good idea.
Susan Sullivan plays the betrayed wife, Honor (yes, the title, with a slight spelling change, doubles as a virtue and a proper name) as a fiercely intelligent woman trying to hold herself together with barbed wire.