Rude vs Fierce - What's the difference?
Rude is a synonym of fierce.
As a proper noun rude
is settlement in croatia, near zagreb.
As an adjective fierce is
extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
(mismatch between senses and translations)
Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.
undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
* 2 Corinthians 11:6 (KVJ)
- The girl was so rude to her boyfriend by screaming at him for no reason.
* (rfdate), Rudyard Kipling, The Conundrum of the Workshops
- But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge
- When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold,
- Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;
- And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
* 1767 , Adam Ferguson, An Essay on the History of Civil Society
- Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
hearty, vigorous; (found particularly in the phrase rude health).
- It might be apprehended, that among rude nations, where the means of subsistence are procured with so much difficulty, the mind could never raise itself above the consideration of this subject
* See also
Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
Resolute or strenuously active.
- A fierce storm battered the coast.
Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
- We made a fierce attempt to escape.
(slang, Ireland, rural) very, excellent.
- The lion gave a fierce roar.
- It was fierce cold.
(slang, US) Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
- Q: "How was the party last night?" A: "Fierce !"
- Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce .
* something fierce