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synonyms for leonine

  • big-name
  • distinguished
  • esteemed
  • famed
  • high-ranking
  • illustrious
  • noted
  • outstanding
  • preeminent
  • prominent
  • renowned
  • well-known
  • VIP
  • august
  • big-gun
  • big-league
  • big-time
  • celeb
  • celebrated
  • celebrious
  • conspicuous
  • dominant
  • elevated
  • exalted
  • grand
  • great
  • high
  • lionlike
  • lofty
  • name
  • noble
  • notable
  • noteworthy
  • of note
  • page-oner
  • paramount
  • prestigious
  • redoubted
  • star
  • superior
  • superstar
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antonyms for leonine

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  • common
  • inconspicuous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
  • disrespected
  • undistinguished
  • unnotable
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How to use leonine in a sentence

He was especially well groomed, whereas Nibbetts was at once leonine, rugged, and nearly shabby.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
He was still bearded, still rather leonine, but he was better groomed than in those days in India.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
In spite of a lingering unkemptness, he was indeed a fine object to view—massive and leonine.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
But the marchioness, standing erect with a leonine boldness, fixed him to his place with a scornful look.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
His untrimmed beard, his bent head with its leonine mane of iron-gray hair, lent him an almost patriarchal look.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Then the Genius had entered the room—a fierce and sombre-looking man of sixty, with a leonine head and impatient eyes.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
Danton, in his leonine rle, was very fine upon this occasion.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The head was white-maned, leonine, with handsome florid features and sharp blue eyes.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
They are all in rhyming Latin, and chiefly, though with exceptions, in the loose trochaic metre called Leonine.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
There was something irresistible comic in the puzzled and worried expression of that leonine face.
THE BRAINALEXANDER BLADE
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