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Word: leonine

Definition: like a lion


More Vocab Words

::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
::: clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: discrete - separate; unconnected
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction