Sentence Examples


  • The signs at the zoo made visitors aware of the ferocity of the caged animals.
  • Many natives, even if armed, refuse, however, to molest an adult male gorilla, on account of its ferocity when wounded.
  • Of so dissolute a life that, although married, he had children by several mistresses at the same time, he gave vent to all his passions with a ferocity that was bestial rather than human.
  • From the earliest times, owing to its great strength, speed, and ferocity when at bay, the boar has been one of the favourite beasts of the chase.
  • The rival forces met at Sievershausen on the 9th of July 1553, and after a combat of unusual ferocity Albert was put to flight.