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.
  • The ferocity of the illness took my father by surprise and he barely made it to the hospital in time to receive treatment.
  • Their ferocious appearance, and not infrequently the habits of their owners, have given this breed a reputation for ferocity and low intelligence.
  • In confinement it evinces great ferocity, opening its mouth and erecting its fangs, from which the poison is seen to flow in drops.