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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Furious  \Fu"ri*ous\,  a.  [L.  furiosus,  fr  furia  rage,  fury:  cf 
  F.  furieux  See  {Fury}.] 
  1.  Transported  with  passion  or  fury;  raging;  violent;  as  a 
  furious  animal. 
 
  2.  Rushing  with  impetuosity;  moving  with  violence;  as  a 
  furious  stream;  a  furious  wind  or  storm. 
 
  Syn:  Impetuous;  vehement;  boisterous;  fierce;  turbulent; 
  tumultuous;  angry;  mad;  frantic;  frenzied.  -- 
  {Fu"ri*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Fu"ri*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  furious 
  adj  1:  marked  by  extreme  and  violent  energy;  "a  ferocious  beating"; 
  "fierce  fighting";  "a  furious  battle"  [syn:  {ferocious}, 
  {fierce},  {savage}] 
  2:  marked  by  extreme  anger;  "the  enraged  bull  attached"; 
  "furious  about  the  accident";  "a  furious  scowl"; 
  "infuriated  onlookers  charged  the  police  who  were  beating 
  the  boy";  "could  not  control  the  maddened  crowd"  [syn:  {angered}, 
  {enraged},  {infuriated},  {maddened}] 
  3:  (of  the  elements)  as  if  showing  violent  anger;  "angry  clouds 
  on  the  horizon";  "furious  winds";  "the  raging  sea"  [syn:  {angry}, 
  {raging},  {tempestuous},  {wild}] 




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