bearlike

bearlike

(ˈbɛəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a bear
References in classic literature ?
And again she laughed and simulated a vain attempt to escape his bearlike arms.
Woola leaped in frantic joy when he discovered me; and as the flier touched the pavement of the court for a brief instant he bounded to the deck beside me, and in the bearlike manifestation of his exuberant happiness all but caused me to wreck the vessel against the courtyard's rocky wall.
She listened to college stories with deep interest, caressed pointers and poodles without a murmur, agreed heartily that "Tom Brown was a brick," regardless of the improper form of praise, and when one lad proposed a visit to his turtle tank, she went with an alacrity which caused Mamma to smile upon her, as that motherly lady settled the cap which was left in a ruinous condition by filial hugs, bearlike but affectionate, and dearer to her than the most faultless coiffure from the hands of an inspired Frenchwoman.
Where many a movie might have opted to have Violet find romance along with fame and fortune, 'Teen Spirit' scrupulously avoids that trope, focusing instead on the unexpectedly tender dynamic between these two outsiders: one a deeply sad, almost alien-looking waif on the cusp of her adventure as an artist, and the other (played by the grizzled, bearlike Croatian actor Zlatko Buric) a cockeyed optimist nearing the end of his journey.
Where many a movie might have opted to have Violet find romance along with fame and fortune, "Teen Spirit" scrupulously avoids that trope, focusing instead on the unexpectedly tender dynamic between these two outsiders: one a deeply sad, almost alien-looking waif on the cusp of her adventure as an artist, and the other (played by the grizzled, bearlike Croatian actor Zlatko Buric) a cockeyed optimist nearing the end of his journey.
And now, here I am, stuck in a rut of motherhood where my arm falls victim to that pins and needles sensation beneath the weight of my toddler's head every night, while I lay awake listening to her soft snores and her father's bearlike ones and try not to roll my eyes at the empty promises 3:00 am makes that this nasal symphony will be his ticket to the Big Time.
Likewise, the fourteenth-century romance Valentin and Ourson represents Ourson's bearlike qualities as especially attractive to the courtly ladies.
Looking our reporter in the eye, George, who still has a powerful, bearlike physique, said: "Put it this way, a friend of mine had a case about someone calling him a wife-beater and they apologised.
Gucci Bloom Gucci's runway collections under the creative director Alessandro Michele have been maximalist explosions: satin everywhere, giant logos, bearlike fur coats, eight prints tossed together like Funfetti sprinkles.
For example, in the fifteenth-century Book for a Simple and Devout Woman, derived from Peyraut's Summa de Vitiis et Virtutibus and Friar Laurent's Somme le Roi (1279), the author compares the detractor to "a butcher's dog, a pig, an adder, a monster with a sword in its mouth, a bearlike monster with three rows of teeth, and a raven" (281).
The natural bears classification system: A classification system for bears and bearlike men version 1.10.
The original Godzilla has a more curved visage than the latest one, which is more dog- or bearlike, with a squarer, more angular design.