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Word: leonine

Definition: like a lion


More Vocab Words

::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
::: significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
::: anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous