Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. in a furious manner; angrily.
  • adv. quickly; frantically; with great effort or speed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a furious manner; with impetuous motion or agitation; violently; vehemently: as, to run furiously; to attack one furiously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a manner marked by extreme or violent energy
  • adv. (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner
  • adv. in an impassioned or very angry manner

Etymologies

furious +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tuck propels the story fast and furiously from the first chapter, in which we learn at the outset:

    Historical Fiction

  • Hmm … I see Newt backpedaling furiously from the quote … not much else.

    Think Progress » Top Republicans: ‘Be Politically Honest,’ Health Care Reform Repeal Campaign Is Merely ‘A Symbol’

  • One reason I have been sewing so furiously is that as I get older, I cannot be sure what will be on the market for a woman at the age of 60 to buy and I dont want to wear what "they" have planned for me -- yuck.

    Home Living

  • Even before her nomination the word furiously circulated in some circles that during her six year tenure as dean of Harvard University Law School, Kagan had an abominable record on recruiting and hiring minority professors.

    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Kagan's Affirmative Action Achilles Heel

  • Channeling his inner Queen of Hearts, John McCain furiously, and apparently without even looking around at facts, said Chris Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, should be decapitated.

    mjh's blog — 2008 — September

  • Clenching his teeth, Kevin furiously worked the file back and forth, scraping more skin from his hand.

    DELUGE (Chapter Nine) – Brian Keene

  • But as I was sitting there, bent over the wash bin furiously rubbing my clothes against one another I thought, why in the world do I have so many clothes?

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • I called furiously, but I could hear him speeding down the corridor, and the slam of the outer office door by which he always announced his presence.

    The Man in Lower Ten

  • The assaulted one fled along the log, and hurled mud furiously from the bank.

    A Little Bush Maid

  • It should be noted that this kind of bipartisanship practically vanished from Congress when the Republicans ran both houses, and one of the reasons Democrats objected so furiously is that it wasn’t simply a matter of the losing party being locked out.

    Lance Mannion:

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