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adjective furious pronunciation in American English /ˈfjʊriəs/

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  1. 1
    extremely angry

    Judge Roberts’ comments provoked a furious public response.

    furious with:

    Dad was furious with us.

    furious that:

    Rosie was absolutely furious that I’d borrowed her car without asking.

    furious at:

    They were furious at not being invited to the party.

  2. 2
    done with a lot of energy and determination

    Haig’s speech was greeted by furious applause.

    1. a.
      very fast

      The game was played at a furious pace.

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