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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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The newspaper quoting experts reported that the most deadly year (2018) in a decade has left Indian-controlled Kashmir facing a grim future with pro-freedom groups and the New Delhi government digging in for an even fiercer battle in 2019.
FOOTBALL BOCA JUNIORS v RIVER PLATE 8pm FEW matches stir up a fiercer rivalry than River Plate against Boca Juniors and the stakes will only be magnified in the twolegged final of the Copa Libertadores, writes Victoria Leite.
For VMware (VMW) and Pivotal Software (PVTL), while Weiss sees little near-term impact, he adds that the proposed combination would likely result in a fiercer competitive environment going forward.
The 63-year-old has promised to create beautiful cars, closer racing and fiercer competition.
Nepal returned a fiercer side in the second half, equalising the score in the 82nd minute with a goal through Bimal Gharti Magar, but Mohammad Ali snatched away that one point from Nepal, leaving them with a heart-break as he scored for Pakistan in the last minute of the extra-time.
@_Mona_Rose: I am a dramaturg--period--because of liana, but I'm also a deeper thinker, fiercer advocate, & braver collaborator because of her.
According to him: 'The problem is that the competition for power in the country has become fiercer and fiercer because the stakes are very high and I will give you one example.
Princess Superal seeks to extend her win run to three but expects a tougher, fiercer challenge from a souped-up field in the International Container Terminal Services Inc.
That's likely to set off an even fiercer war between MVPDs and broadcast TV companies -- many of whom have seen their retrans fees soar as advertising revenue has slumped in order to keep profits in line with investor expectations.
"World of Dance" Season 1 is getting fiercer and fiercer, and Jennifer Lopez could not contain her excitement with every new episode.
On the other hand many dogs, often much larger and fiercer than any fox, have indeed wrought havoc across the hill farms of Wales.
In the face of a global vessel glut and fiercer competition from Chinese rivals, the three shipyards - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, Samsung Heavy Industries Co and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co - are struggling to set their order targets for next year.
You could almost see the smoke swirling up from the grass and the more these players tramped it the fiercer it was singed!
It was outdated when the competition was fiercer than ever.
"With Vardy and Kane scoring goals and doing well for their clubs, with Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck now fit again and Raheem Sterling to come back into the team as well, the competition is a lot fiercer than it was even two years ago.