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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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As Election Day nears, the fight is growing fiercer.
Asked about his version of the science-fiction hero, he said: "He's a fun Doctor, he's a bit fiercer perhaps than some of the other ones.
The group described 2013 as a "crucial year of transformation", which included the issuance of 4G network licences and a more saturated traditional communications market with fiercer competition.
As for dogs' current relationship with wolves, Steve Raith e-mailed to challenge a question Emerson raised in her editor's note: "How different are [dogs] from their fiercer canine relatives, the wolves?
The election battle for Struga is getting fiercer but the entire attention is turned toward the Albanian candidates.
As demand grows, competition to dominate the market becomes fiercer.
London, Dec 4( ANI ): Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed his team's rivalry with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga is unparalleled, and added he hasn't seen a fiercer competition between any two teams in the last ten years.
A surge of US troops has helped improve security in the south of the country over the last year but there has been fiercer fighting in the east of the country and record civilian casualties.
The group said that the challenging economic environment, combined with fiercer competition in the industry, is putting pressure on airlines' profit margins.
This year we are anticipating the bar to be raised even higher and competition to be even fiercer as manufacturers really get to grips with the environmental issues surrounding our industry.
The other act is The Deep Joy Quartet, who promise to be much fiercer than their name suggests.
THE midfield battle was one of the highlights of last week's Australian Grand Prix and on qualifying evidence the fight will be even fiercer this morning, writes Adam Scriven.
This resulted in an even fiercer contest, but at all times a fair and honest one.
FIERCER fines are failing to stop motorists using hand-held mobile phones while driving.
Fiercer fines are failing to stop motorists using mobile phones at the wheel, but how much is a fixed penalty for the offence?