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Word: leonine

Definition: like a lion


More Vocab Words

::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: diadem - crown
::: aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose