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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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.
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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.
He must have sinned something fierce, then, before his Fiesta Bowl fiasco last year, a 62-to-24 loss to Nebraska in the national championship game.
And we'd know that she screamed something fierce because she had that voice of hers that could tug the angel Gabriel from heaven right down to Arkansas.
With Phillips at the helm, the band transformed into something fierce, no longer a machine playing through sheet music.
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The historic Town Green will be converted to a movie theater featuring a 12-foot-by-16-foot screen in front of the Veterans Memorial, showing this computer-animated Academy Award winning family movie about the world of Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing, but he can tap dance something fierce.
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s'' Benjamin McKenzie) still resents his better-loved sibling something fierce.