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Word: leonine

Definition: like a lion


More Vocab Words

::: pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: cession - yielding to another; ceding
::: stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink