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adjective furious pronunciation in British English /ˈfjʊəriəs/

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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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Strachan reacted furiously to rumours that he was going to resign.
Journalists surrounded her, furiously taking notes.

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