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Adj.1.wolflike - resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf; "ran in wolflike packs"; "wolfish rapacity"
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As he noted the vicious, wolflike temper of his comrades he had a sweet thought that if the enemy was about to swallow the regimental broom as a large prisoner, it could at least have the consolation of going down with bristles for- ward.
And when, on the still cold nights, he pointed his nose at a star and howled long and wolflike, it was his ancestors, dead and dust, pointing nose at star and howling down through the centuries and through him.
The village swarmed with them, gaunt, wolflike creatures that guarded the herd by day when it grazed without the palisade, ten dogs to a cow.
Then he stretched out his arms, and yawned in the face of the Council; but he was furious with rage and sorrow, for, wolflike, the wolves had never told him how they hated him.
THE idea of a human turning into a wolflike demon has been with us for centuries, and some swear that a man can still undergo transformation into a werewolf through powerful forms of Black Magic and especially Voodoo.
DNA testing shows that wolflike animals filmed by a western Illinois man's trail camera are apparently coyotes, not wolves.
The NNA described the animal as having a "wolflike head," but did not provide further details.
Ab Snopes is immediately established as a threatening force by the story's narration, which notes his "wolflike independence" and "latent ravening ferocity" (7).