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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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fierceness, overpowered at last, you are laid out, vulnerable in spite
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STAR MAN DAVID MARSHALL Little chance with the goals thanks to a slight deflection on first and the fierceness of the second but showed Premier League form with reflex saves to deny Murphy and then Smith.
These soldiers have a justly deserved reputation for fierceness and bravery seldom equaled.