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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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But he warned revenues were under pressure given the wider economic backdrop and fragile corporate confidence, and also said the fierceness of competition in the market showed little sign of abating.
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I want to see you sit on those hips and own that fierceness," she added, perhaps thinking that if she talks fast enough, we won't notice she's spouting nonsense.
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