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effierced

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ex- (intensive) +‎ fierce +‎ -ed

AdjectiveEdit

effierced (comparative more effierced, superlative most effierced)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) Made fierce.
    • Edmund Spenser
      Then for the burning torment which he felt;
      That with fell woodnes [madness] he effierced was []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for effierced in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)