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See definition of dovelike on Dictionary.com
  • as indewy-eyed
  • as ingentle

synonyms for dovelike

  • green
  • inexperienced
  • naive
  • pure
  • sinless
  • uncorrupted
  • undefiled
  • unworldly
  • wide-eyed
  • genial
  • amiable
  • considerate
  • mellow
  • compassionate
  • quiet
  • tame
  • pleasant
  • benign
  • placid
  • tender
  • affable
  • moderate
  • soft
  • humane
  • cool
  • taught
  • trained
  • cultivated
  • pleasing
  • domesticated
  • agreeable
  • bland
  • docile
  • easy
  • kindly
  • lenient
  • manageable
  • meek
  • merciful
  • pacific
  • peaceful
  • pliable
  • softhearted
  • sympathetic
  • temperate
  • tractable
  • warmhearted
  • biddable
  • disciplined
  • dove-like
  • laid back
  • sweet-tempered
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How to use dovelike in a sentence

He found himself taken under a dovelike protectorship; a wonderful, inexpressible Being seemed to have become his proprietor.
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
Isabel crimsoned hotly; the glance she darted at her late escort was not dovelike.
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM
Zoraya appears first shimmering in moonlight upon the hills of Spain,—dovelike in voice, serpentining in seductiveness.
THE THEORY OF THE THEATRECLAYTON HAMILTON
It floated through the dim atmosphere into our consciousness, holding us as in a dream, dovelike and soothing.
WHERE THE SABOTS CLATTER AGAINKATHERINE SHORTALL
The mater had always said that she must be a quaint and demure little thing—in short, dovelike.
MISS PRIMROSEROY ROLFE GILSON
Now we should know, the mater said, that the girl was dovelike.
MISS PRIMROSEROY ROLFE GILSON
Sweet moans, dovelike sighs, Chase not slumber from thy eyes!
SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND SONGS OF EXPERIENCEWILLIAM BLAKE
Sweet moans, sweeter smiles, All the dovelike moans beguiles.
SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND SONGS OF EXPERIENCEWILLIAM BLAKE
He spoke to the sailors, and at the first sound of his dovelike, cooing voice they paused to hear.
SOUTH SEA TALESJACK LONDON
Many of the hundreds baptized that day expressed themselves as having felt the dovelike Spirit of Peace descending on them,  too.
PRAYING FOR MONEYRUSSELL H. CONWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOVELIKE

  • dovelike
  • green
  • inexperienced
  • naive
  • pure
  • sinless
  • uncorrupted
  • undefiled
  • unworldly
  • wide-eyed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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