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synonyms for catlike

  • feline
  • quiet
  • silent
  • stealthy
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How to use catlike in a sentence

Hamill played the lead as Colonel Christopher “Maverick” Blair, the commander of a space fighter squadron in the final days of an enduring war against the Kilrathi, an alien race of catlike bipeds for whom war and conquest is sport.
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To all appearances, the green-eyed lady was not at home—not unless those catlike eyes of hers were capable of seeing in the dark.
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Burke straightened as I came forward, squatted and drove forward with catlike speed.
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Only the prying eyes of the catlike presence disturbed the sacred moment.
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He walked softly, with catlike tread, along by the wall to where the thick curtains shut out the inner apartment.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
And Richard saw before his eyes a white-robed, catlike Arab, swinging upon a picketed chestnut charger.
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Meg, the fortune-teller, remained where he had left her several moments watching him with a strange, catlike intentness.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
When he came nearer he found it was a wicked-looking, catlike creature, and knew it must be a California lion.
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Aunt Naomi came in this forenoon with her catlike step, and seated herself by the south window in the sunshine.
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The lion, appearing huge now, took slow catlike steps toward me, backing Don almost against my knees.
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WORDS RELATED TO CATLIKE

  • catlike
  • catty
  • clandestine
  • covert
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • enigmatic
  • feline
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • noiseless
  • private
  • secret
  • shifty
  • silent
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slinky
  • sly
  • sneak
  • sneaky
  • sub-rosa
  • surreptitious
  • under wraps
  • undercover
  • underhand
  • wily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.