wolfishly


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wolf·ish

 (wo͝ol′fĭsh)
adj.
1. Of or relating to wolves.
2.
a. Suggestive of or resembling a wolf.
b. Fierce or rapacious.

wolf′ish·ly adv.
wolf′ish·ness n.
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wolfishly

(ˈwʊlfɪʃlɪ)
adv
fiercely
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Adv.1.wolfishly - in the manner of a wolf
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Translations

wolfishly

adv grinanzüglich
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I took a seat at the end of the hearthstone opposite that towards which my landlord advanced, and filled up an interval of silence by attempting to caress the canine mother, who had left her nursery, and was sneaking wolfishly to the back of my legs, her lip curled up, and her white teeth watering for a snatch.
A joker of an extremely, not to say wolfishly practical character, he looked, under those circumstances.
Her hands, so sure and steady at all other times, trembled violently, and her eyes looked wolfishly past me through the open door, and fixed on Laura.
"The Embassy," Mr Verloc began again, after a preliminary grimace which bared his teeth wolfishly. "I wish I could get loose in there with a cudgel for half-an-hour.