lionlike

lionlike

(ˈlaɪənˌlaɪk)
adj
similar to or resembling a lion
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On his head the chief his helmet set," and he, "wheeled up from thence, departed through the doors of hell lionlike in air, in hostile mood, dashed the fire aside, with a fiend's power.
With a roar that was almost lionlike in its ferocity, he again hurled himself at the man.
To conceive of the shirt and surfboard designs, Pejoski turned to Balinese mythology, specifically the barong, a lionlike character that represents goodness.
This month sees the opening of the mind-boggling Avenue of the Sphinxes on the east bank of the Nile River, a promenade of 1,350 lionlike statues that once linked the opulent temples of Karnak and Luxor.
I thought she might add what Bert Lahr did when he roared, lionlike, that he would take on anyone with one paw tied behind his back.
Like many lions in contemporary Attic vase painting, it is in almost every way a very lionlike lion--its ferocity, claws, pose, and powerful musculature are all convincing--except that this lion has both a mane and teats, the markers of both sexes.
How lionlike the Democrats sound as they circle around Social Security, roaring their defiance
I began telling him that he was supposed to be lionlike and fierce, not loving and cuddly.
For example, in the most common school example, someone might say, "the soldier was a lion in battle," thereby endowing the soldier with lionlike qualities of bravery, ferocity, and so on.
After several attempts, Irwin paused once more to regard Marceau's lionlike rage and laughed.
Golden lion tamarins, squirrel-like monkeys found only in the coastal rain forests of Brazil, are one of four closely related monkeys whose brilliant colors, lionlike manes, and playful antics have long endeared them to scientists, conservationists, and zoo goers alike.
Those raging, lionlike performances lampoon at the same time they embody the tyrannies of the empire and the patriarchy.