something fierce


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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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Makes me miss her something fierce," Adams (https://twitter.com/halfadams/status/787860077021650944) tweeted .
As I walked out of my car I could hear something fierce and indistinct, like a beehive in the distance.
"You see, there is something that rises up inside a man when his children are attacked - something fierce and unstoppable," the email read.
For several days there were no coffins and the bodies piled up something fierce, we used to go down to the morgue (which is just back of my ward) and look at the boys laid out in long rows.
WORCESTER -- Something fierce ripped through the Vernon Hill and Grafton Hill sections of the city Sunday night just as tornado warnings rang out through the area.
Carmen Aguirre, Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter, 2011
After my mission was accomplished and posted to Instagram, he offered to do a card trick for me, whipping out a deck and shuffling something fierce to find the card I selected.
A look at Carmen Aguirre's Something Fierce: Memoirs of A Revolutionary Daughter (2011); Heraldo Mendoza's The Dictator's Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet (2008)
Pachauri's been carrying on something fierce about and which mayn't be melting after all--smothered Delhi in a total white-out and wiped it off the face of the map.
After two rounds each, he was having a ton of fun, but my wallet was suffering something fierce and I quickly realized I could not maintain this pace financially for a few more months.
But unless the tide comes in something fierce and drags this 40-foot carcass from its current resting place at a popular wayside of the Oregon Coast, something will have to be done with the cetacean.
"My hair was weaved and colored, and always whipped up into something fierce, so this was a big transition for me" Scott believed the loctician training program would "simply teach her how to do the locking technique." After reading the books and going through her own rites of passage, Scott "learned that there's a purpose behind the lifestyle."
They wanted an insignia that had something fierce about it.
As Andrew, twentysomething Lapica is in "90210" territory--which is to say, a bit old for the part--but his perf is something fierce, and when his veneer finally cracks it packs a startling punch.