Synonyms for leopard

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In stature he was about five feet eleven inches, and was apparently as agile as a leopard.

Reluctantly, apathetically, the Leopard Woman's men got to their feet.

He assisted the Leopard Woman to this improvised couch and laid her upon it.

The Leopard Woman, who had walked indomitably, now collapsed.

He stood supporting the half-fainting form of the Leopard Woman.

His speech was not eloquent, nor did it flatter the Leopard Woman, but it was to the point.

The Leopard Woman, not knowing what else to do, trailed after him.

When he saw the Leopard Woman he arose and strolled in her direction.

At his command the Leopard Woman had dropped a pace to the rear.

The Leopard Woman stood just within the circle of illumination.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French lebard, leupart (12c., Modern French léopard), from Late Latin leopardus, literally "lion-pard," from Greek leopardos, from leon "lion" + pardos "male panther," which generally is said to be connected to Sanskrit prdakuh "panther, tiger." The animal was thought in ancient times to be a hybrid of these two species.

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